Crowden Outdoor Education Centre, Derbyshire, Peak District for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Outdoor Centre
Purpose built outdoor education centre sleeping up to 40 with leader rooms and instructor led activities in the Peak District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Crowden Outdoor Education Centre, Derbyshire, Peak District, sleeps 20-40 in 14 bedrooms.

Purpose built for schools and young people, Crowden is ideally suited to host groups children of primary and secondary school age.

Crowden has run outdoor educational activities for over 40 years, including canoeing, orienteering, abseiling, rock scrambling, potholing and hiking, all under the supervision and guidance of experienced and fully licensed instructors who are trained to make new experiences fun, engaging and active.

The facilities are all catered towards accommodating young people, with recreational and relaxation areas providing ideal rest space for socialising and all activities requiring teamwork, communication and coordination. All rooms are separated into dormitories with two bunks in each room, and large groups can select full or half board catering.

Team leaders have private single rooms and disabled facilities are also available, with a wet room on each floor of the building and ramp access in to the house.


The Centre is available for full or half board and self-catering. The Centre can cater for any special dietary requirements advised before your visit.
The dining room seats up to 40 guests.
The Centre has a recreational room for relaxing.
The TV/games room is located upstairs.
A payphone is available for use in the centre.
A recreational room is available, including a TV.
There is central heating throughout the building.
There's a total of 14 bedrooms with a mixture of 2 twin rooms, 8 dorms of 2 bunks in each and 4 single rooms.
All linen is freshly laundered and provided, including a bottom sheet, pillow cases and duvet covers.
Each floor has a bathroom containing three toilets, three shower cubicles and three sinks.
Disabled toilets and shower cubicles can be found on each floor. A lift and a ramp are also available on-site.
Children's facilities are available on request.
Located in the Peak District National Park, Crowden is surrounded by green rolling hills and caters for a range of outdoor adventure activities.
There is no swimming pool.
There is on-site parking for 2 minibuses and 8/10 cars. Coaches are required to park at the bottom of the road.
A designated smoking area is located on-site.
Sorry - no pets can be accommodated.


Set in the north western part of the Peak District, a short 10 minute drive to the market town of Glossop and with easy access to further destinations in Manchester/Lancashire and Sheffield/Yorkshire.
Glossop (6 miles).
Supermarkets, Post Office, clothing and pharmaceutical stores all within Glossop (6 miles).
The Bull's Head, Tintwistle (3.7 miles).

Booking Information

Self catering is £21.60 per person per night. Groups of over 30 people pay a flat rate of £650 per night. For more details on booking fees contact the centre directly.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Crowden in Longendale
SK13 1HZ
United Kingdom
Hadfield Station (4.6 miles).
Crowden - A628 (0.3 miles).
Manchester Airport (17 miles).

Rental Rates

Youth groups are charged at £21.60 per person, per night with groups of 30+ charged at a flat rate of £350 per night.

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Crowden Outdoor Education Centre, Derbyshire, Peak District

Peter Jenkinson

+44 (0)1709 822 344
Crowden in Longendale
SK13 1HZ
United Kingdom