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Dolomite Training

Type:Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Wye Bank
DE45 1BH
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Dolomite Training


We are an outdoor activity provider based in Bakewell in the heart of the Peak District National Park. This unique position and local knowledge allows us to give you the best possible activity experience.
Our expert instructors who have a good sense of humour are there to ensure you have the best day possible. 
We can cater for large or small groups and even offer 1:1 private coaching. We believe it is easier to discuss all the options so please feel free to call us to find out more.

Activities available for groups and individuals include:
• Climbing Courses for all levels

• Caving and Potholing Trips

• Abseiling
• Charity Abseil Events
• Guided Mountain Bike Rides and Skills Courses
• Stream Scrambling
• Weaseling and rock scrambling
• Guided Walks and Navigation Training
• Orienteering challenge
• Competitive Treasure Hunts
• Team Bonding and Team Building Activities

At Dolomite Training, we pride ourselves on being dedicated to delivering excellence in all of our outdoor education and training. Our commitment is endorsed by our extensive memberships and affiliations; we are also inspected by the Adventurous Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) which allows us to work with under 18’s.
Get in touch today by calling 07784 005097 or emailing us at We look forward to hearing from you.

Rock Climbing

The Peak District has some of the best climbing venues in the country. We have gritstone and limestone crags to climb on so you are spoilt for choice. You could join one of our climbing courses or book a private climbing experience to suit your ability. Equally, our climbing instructors can adapt each course to suit the groups needs. Courses range from an introduction to climbing through to learning to lead climb so you can be assured we can signpost you to the right course. 

Guided Mountain Bike Rides

All of our mountain bike guides are qualified and live locally in the Peak District.  This means that you can be assured of a great days riding no matter what the weather gives us. If you join one of our mountain bike skills courses then we have several venues to use. Each of these present different challenges to help develop your mtb skills.  This includes bike handling, body positioning, corning and climbing or descending hills. Mountain BIke courses are run for all levels of ability. 

Caving Courses

We deliver some amazing caving experiences for so many different people each year. Our cave insturctors are passionate about caving and will look after you whilst also teaching you about cave features and cave formations deep underground. They will challenge you on ladder climbs and keep you safe whilst you abseil from the roof of a cave. Some of our social media has videos showing you whats beneath your feet. We also deliver technical courses covering SRT training, self rescue and cave rigging. 


Abseiling in Derbyshire has become a go to activity for many families and groups such as hen parties and stag do's. We usually combine this with another activity and make it a full day although you can just have a half day abseiling. One venue we use is the Millersdale viaduct which is near Tideswell. Equally we use many of the cliff tops around the Peak Districts gritstone edges. If you are wanting to do an abseil for charity then we can help with that as well. We have been commissioned by many national charities to help organise fundraising events. please get in touch to discuss any of these options,

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Open Christmas
01/01/2021 (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Monday - Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday08:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday08:30 - 17:00

* Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Only advance bookings taken over the Christmas Holidays



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    Recent Reviews:

    • PriyaGo
      Box, United Kingdom
      Awesome way to see the Peak District!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th July 2021
      We had a fantastic time - thank you Steve and Wendy! We did river scrambling and abseiling. Can highly recommend. So much fun, gorgeous scenery and such great instructors. We are a family of four 13... Read full review
    • daniellew433
      London, United Kingdom
      Fantastic Hen Party Activity
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th July 2021
      We did an amazing orienteering course in the Peak District for a hen party and it was so perfect for our group. We did two groups with a competitive element which was ideal, lots of fun and the... Read full review
    • thomashC6281VG
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 27th July 2021
      What a great day for my two teenagers. Dropped them off at 9.30 and picked them up just after 4 - they had climbed indoors but not much experience outdoors. Thanks so much to Wendy who pushed them... Read full review

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    Road Directions

    Off the A6 at Bakewell, Peak District, Derbyshire Accessible by Public Transport: Matlock or Grindleford station is 6 miles away.

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