Thornbridge Outdoors, Great Longstone, Bakewell, DE45 1NY
Call Reception Team on 01629 640491
OverviewThornbridge Outdoors offers excellent flexible group accommodation for family and friends' gatherings. In a fantastic location in the heart of the Peak District, Thornbridge Outdoors is a perfect base to access the wonderfully diverse countryside and interesting towns/villages of the Peak District. The Monsal Trail is accessible from the grounds; popular with walkers and cyclists, a flat, traffic free route of 8.5 miles between Bakewell & Blackwell Mill near Buxton. The gritstone edges of Froggatt and Stanage are within easy reach. The Lodge, Farm House, Woodlands and 2 The Woodlands buildings sleep 38, 38, 10, and 4 people respectively. All buildings are self contained, each having its own kitchen and dining/lounge area. The Woodlands and the Lodge are both all on one level and have disabled toilet/shower rooms, making them suitable for wheelchair users. Woodlands also has other accessible features such as hoists and a single profiling bed. The Farm House, a Grade 2 listed 19th century building is characterful with some quirky shaped rooms in the attached roundhouse. The campsite & teepees can be booked along with the Base Camp building that contains toilets, showers, kitchen and dining room. Outdoor activities led by qualified instructors can be provided both onsite and offsite at an additional costs (subject to availability). Additional meeting spaces can be hired with the accommodation.
Beds & Rooms:Whole site: 90 + camping. Lodge 38: 4x5, 4x3, 1x6. Farm House 38: 2x8, 2x6, 1x5, 1x3, 1x2. Woodlands 10: 1x5, 1x4, 1x1. Woodlands Cottage 4: 2x2. Teepees 45: 9x4/5. Plus camping.
Open:All year, all day, reception Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Price per night:Weekend breaks from £252 (Woodlands Cottage), £415.80 (Woodlands), £1,248 (Farm House) and £1,560 (Lodge). Ask for weekday breaks, longer stays, and activity costs.
Booking:Via website contact form, phone or email.
Directions:Located between Great Longstone and Ashford in the Water, on Longstone Lane.
Public Transport:Buses between Great Longstone and Bakewell. Train station at Grindleford (7 miles from accommodation).
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is in a National Park, is available only to groups and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the map of accommodation for school groups, the Hostels with Camping map and the White Peak Loop.
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Thornbridge Outdoor in the Peak District is open for accommodation and camping this Autumn
August 17th 2020
Bring your family for an Autumn Staycation in the Peak District! Bookings are welcome for up to 12 people from up to 2 households/bubbles.
The team have been working hard to prepare the accommodation ready to welcome guests back to the centre. We are looking forward to seeing people enjoy their stays in the Peak District again – especially as we are well aware that a lot of people need a holiday after such a testing few months!
From now we are open to bookings for of up to 12 people from up to 2 households/bubbles for each of:
- Farm House
- Woodlands (our accessible lodge)
- 3 X camping areas with use of their own toilet and shower facilities, one of which includes the use of our fantastic Yurt.
Our cosy 2 The Woodlands cottage is available for a single household/bubble to book.
Please see the webpages for further details on each accommodation option, including availability and how to book.
Due to the guidelines only one accommodation building/camping area should be booked by a group of up to 2 households/bubbles. We are not welcoming groups larger than 2 households/bubbles to stay at the centre until government guidelines change, so groups who know each other and want to mix should not book different accommodation/camping areas.
Come and stay soon!
Festive Availability at Thornbridge Outdoors
October 10th 2019
Farm House (£624 per night, minimum 3 nights) and Lodge (£780 per night, minimum 3 nights) available 23-26 Dec. Woodlands (£207.90 per night, minimum 3 nights) & 2 The Woodlands Cottage (£126 per night, minimum 2 nights) available 23 Dec – 3 Jan. All accommodation buildings have their own kitchen and dining room to cook that festive meal and you get sole use of the building. There are 2 pubs in the village, a short walk away.
In a fantastic location in the heart of the Peak District, Thornbridge Outdoors is surrounded by diverse countryside and interesting towns/villages of the Peak District. The Monsal Trail goes through the grounds; popular with walkers and cyclists. The gritstone edges of Froggatt and Stanage are within easy reach.
Thornbridge Outdoors. An activity centre for school groups
October 30th 2018
Comfortable accommodation and a whole range of activities for school groups of all sizes in the Peak District.
The accommodation comprises of the Farm House, Lodge, Woodlands and 2 The Woodlands and a group camp site with seasonal Teepees. You can hire some or all of them for your group. Woodlands and the Lodge offer accessible wheelchair accommodation. A variety of outdoor activities led by qualified instructors can be provided both onsite and offsite.
If you’re looking for a base for group activities, Thornbridge Outdoors can provide both comfortable accommodation and a wide range of activities.