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Thornbridge Outdoors

Type:Self-catering

Great Longstone
Bakewell
Derbyshire
DE45 1NY
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Characterful Grade 2 listed 19th Century building

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
4
Room / Unit TypeCapacityRoom / Unit Tariff*Notes
2 The Woodlands Cottage4£126.00 per unit per nightMinimum of 2 night stay. Main bedroom has two single beds that can be joined together (zipped) to create a super king size bed. The second bedroom has a bunk bed.
Farm House38£624.00 per unit per nightMinimum of 2 night stay. A mixture of bunk beds and single beds from 2 people per room to 8 people per room.
The Lodge38£780.00 per unit per nightMinimum of 2 night stay. A mixture of bunk beds and single beds from 3 people per room to 6 people per room. Two bedrooms, Gardoms and Burbage, each sleep 3 people and have wide doorways for wheelchair users.
Woodlands (accessible)10£207.90 per unit per nightMinimum of 2 night stay. A mixture of bunk beds and single beds with one pull down double bed. One accessible bedroom also has a single electric profiling bed and hoist system linking to the en-suite accessible shower room.

*Minimum 2 night stay.
Arrival days are normally Friday, Monday and Wednesday; departure days are normally Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Contact us to enquire to arrive to depart on another day.
A deposit is required when booking, full payment 12 weeks before your visit, plus a refundable bond.
You can hire all four buildings together for larger groups for up to 90 people.
Prices include VAT.
Woodlands is only available to hire during at weekends and during school holidays. It is used by schools during school term time.

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Activity AwardsAdventure Activities Licensing Authority Adventure Activities Licensing Authority 2016
  • Other AwardsLearning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge 2017
  • Activity AwardsAdventure Activities Licensing Authority Adventure Activities Licensing Authority 2017

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Assisted wheelchair users - Woodlands and the Lodge are suitable for assisted wheelchair users.
  • Assisted wheelchair users Exceptional - Woodlands and the Lodge are suitable for assisted wheelchair users.
  • Disabled access - See disability facilities notes.
  • Disabled facilities - Woodlands has been designed to cater for groups which include those with additional needs; it is all on one level and has a ceiling mounted hoist, a mobile hoist, a single electric profiling bed and an accessible shower room. Please see our website for more information. The Lodge is all on one level and has a disabled toilet/shower room, making it suitable for wheelchair users and those with mobility difficulties. Two bedrooms, Gardoms and Burbage, each sleep 3 people and have wide doorways for wheelchair users.
  • Disabled toilets - Woodlands - one inside shower room and toilet, one outside toilet. Lodge - one inside shower room and toilet.
  • Elderly and less mobile - See disability facilities notes.
  • Part-time wheelchair users - Woodlands and the Lodge are suitable for part-time wheelchair users.

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Catering

  • Barbecue
  • Breakfast available - We offer different catering options, please contact us for details.
  • Cooking facilities - All buildings have their own fully equipped kitchen and dining areas.
  • Evening meals - We offer different catering options, please contact us for details.
  • Packed lunches provided - We offer different catering options, please contact us for details.
  • Picnic site - Picnic benches are provided outside each building.
  • Vegetarian diet available - Vegetarian meals are available on pre-booked catering, please inform us at time of booking.

Children

  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age, although there are recommended minimum ages for some outdoor activities.
  • Children's indoor play area - Our games room is available to hire at an extra cost.
  • High chairs available - Please request high chairs when booking, we have 2 available per building.

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

Groups

  • Education/study area - Our meeting rooms are available to hire at an extra cost.
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities - The Lodge has a dedicated drying room with heater and fan. The Farm House has space in the lobby to dry footwear and clothes (but no additional heating or fan). We have a couple of extra drying rooms onsite, please enquire if you think you would need them.
  • Washing machine - Only in Woodlands and 2 The Woodlands Cottage

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycles for hire - Cycles only available for hire when you pay for an instructor to lead a cycling activity. We have cycles for children and adults, we also have accessibility trikes.
  • Free Wifi
  • Games room onsite - Available to hire at an extra cost.
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby) - Bakewell Golf Club
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby) - Bakewell Swimming Pool

Linen & Bedding

  • Bedding provided
  • Linen provided

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities - We have several meeting spaces that have projectors, speakers and screens including a 9m diameter Yurt.
  • Free broadband internet in bedrooms
  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Mobile phone coverage - Level of coverage depends on your mobile provider, please check with them.
  • Sole use of venue - You can have sole use of one of our buildings or book out the whole site. Contact us for details.
  • Wedding receptions

Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Private parking - Our car park holds about 26 cars and has one disabled space in the main car park. Woodlands has it's own dedicated disabled space.

Property Facilities

  • Cleaning service
  • Designated smoking area - Outside.
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted - Except for assistance & guide dogs.
  • Non-smoking property
  • Smoking not allowed - Only allowed in the outside designated area.
  • WiFi or internet access - Free Wi-Fi (no need to create an account either).

Room/Unit Facilities

  • CD player - The DVD player in the lounge plays CD's.
  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Shower
  • Television - Freesat TV in the lounge.

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest - The Farm House is one of our grade 2 listed buildings onsite.
  • Garden - 30 acres of grounds for you to explore including a 850m cycle track with pump track and our badger woods.

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Single sex groups welcomed

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

If approaching from Matlock or Buxton on the A6 Turn off the A6 one mile west of Bakewell onto the A6020 signposted Ashford in the Water and turn immediately left into Ashford. Take the second right signposted Monsal Head on the B6465 and after approx ½ a mile turn right up Longstone Lane. Thornbridge Outdoors is a further ½ mile on the left. If approaching from Sheffield Take the A625 to Calver and proceed towards Bakewell on the B6001. At the junction with the A6020 exit right on the roundabout and take the next right to Great Longstone. In Great Longstone turn left after the school onto Station Road - Thornbridge Outdoors is ½ mile on the right. If approaching from Chesterfield Take the A619 towards Bakewell. In Baslow take the first exit at the roundabout and turn right after 500m, still on the A619 towards Bakewell. At the top of the hill turn right on the A6020 towards Ashford in the Water - cross directly over the roundabout and take the next right to Great Longstone. In Great Longstone turn left after the school onto Station Road - Thornbridge Outdoors is ½ mile on the right. If approaching from Manchester On the A623 and turn right through Wardlow towards Monsal Head on the B6465. At Monsal Head take the left turn to Great Longstone. In Great Longstone turn right after the Crispin Inn onto Station Road - Thornbridge Outdoors is ½ mile on the right.

Public Transport Directions

Buses are available from Sheffield to Bakewell (5 miles from Thornbridge) or to Ashford-in-the-Water (1 mile from Thornbridge). It is also possible to get a bus from Bakewell to Great Longstone via Ashford-in-the-Water. The nearest train station is Grindleford (Station Road, Grindleford, Derbyshire, S32 2HY) approximately 7 miles away, on the Sheffield to Manchester line.

The nearest airports are:

Manchester Airport (34 miles away) Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport (42 miles away) East Midlands Airport (46 miles away) Leeds Bradford Airport (59 miles away) Liverpool John Lennon Airport (63 miles away) Birmingham International Airport (67 miles away)  

Special Offers

  • Off peak special offer, 2nd December 2019 – 14th February 2020 (excludes Christmas and New Year):

    The Lodge: Weekend / Mid Week (2 nights) – £1,464, Monday – Friday (4 nights) – £2,928

    The Farm House: Weekend / Mid Week (2 nights) – £1,164, Monday – Friday (4 nights) – £2,328

    Woodlands (accessible): Weekend / Mid Week (2 nights) – £396, Monday – Friday (4 nights) – £792

    Offer link: Accommodation special offers

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