Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, Hope Valley, Peak District for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Outdoor Centre
Activity Centre for Large Groups in The Peak District National Park

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, Hope Valley, Peak District, sleeps 20-38 in 8 bedrooms.

Lockerbrook's elevated and peaceful location, far from main roads and with no passing traffic, creates a unique environment for groups.

With 38 beds (5 twins and 3 dorms), great kitchen and dining facilities, a huge activity room (with table tennis tables for evening competitions), climbing wall, secluded courtyard with picnic tables, outdoor clothing to fit all comers and a vast amount of resources on site for groups to use, Lockerbrook is the perfect place for school and youth groups.

Lockerbrook has been operating as a residential group centre for over 50 years so we have had plenty of time to get it right! The centre is owned by the Woodcraft Folk, a progressive educational charity for children and young people.

One of the great things about Lockerbrook is when you book with us you have exclusive use of the centre, With no other groups sharing facilities during your stay, you can make the place your own whilst you are with us.

Lockerbrook is a brilliant base for school groups looking to experience both instructor led activities and group led activities.

Since 2015 Lockerbrook has working in partnership with a fully licensed AALA provider, Hollowford, to deliver a wide range of adventurous outdoor activities. Hollowford have many years of experience working with schools, providing fully trained and qualified DBS cleared instructors to support your young people to explore new and exciting opportunities.

On-site Lockerbrook can offer many group challenges to develop teams, strengthen cooperation and explore team dynamics. We have a large number of resource which are free for groups to use, including orienteering, games, team-building challenges and sports.The centre also provides a unique starting point for high and low level walks including challenging moorland, beautiful valleys, the famous gritstone edges and mixed woodland.

Lockerbrook provides an excellent base for schools and we encourage groups to come and look at what we have to offer.


Well-equipped self-catering kitchen with all equipment necessary to meet your needs. Hatch from kitchen to dining room to help with food service.
Open plan bright and attractive dining area off the kitchen.
Woodburner provides a focal point for the lounge area. Large activity area for socialising/group work. flexible accommodation to meet your needs.
There is a TV and DVD in the Activity Room.
Pay phone on site.
Large recreation hall with 2 table tennis tables, a selection of games and activities for group use as well as seating areas and woodburner (and logs)
Centrally heated rooms. We have a woodburning stove and free logs in the Lounge/Activity Room. All heating able to be turned down if too hot.
Newly carpeted & decorated dorms sleeping 6, 10 and 12 people plus 5 twin rooms. comfortable & pleasant accommodation which meets most groups needs.
We provide duvets and pillows and duvet covers, fitted sheets and pillowcases at no extra charge. Towels are available if you forget yours.
Modern toilet and shower facilities in both barns. One disability accessible toilet & shower room.
Partial access for the disabled, please phone to discuss degree of access.
Children welcome. We have a high chair, travel cot and baby monitor for group use at no extra charge. A selection of toys and games are available.
The grounds and gardens provide a beautiful, tranquil area to sit out and enjoy the atmosphere. Camping area for residential groups or D of E campers.
10 - 15 parking spaces.
Non Smoking.
Sorry no pets.


Lockerbrook is quite isolated, situated in open countryside above the Ladybower Reservoir in the heart of the Peak District. Access is of the A57. It is signed 'Lockerbrook Farm Centre' on the A57.
Glossop - 8 miles.
Glossop - 8 miles.
Snake Inn - 3 miles.

Booking Information

2014 Prices

From £13.40 pppn for youth groups/schools. £15.50pppn for self-catering groups. Minimum payment based on a group size of 28.

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

Getting here

Snake Pass
Hope Valley
S33 0BJ
United Kingdom
Bamford - 5 miles.
Bamford - 5 miles.
Manchester 25 miles.

Late Deals

June 2017 Late Deals

Now available due to cancellations 16th - 18th June & 23rd - 25th June. 25% reduction on normal price. Weekend charge for up to 28 people self catering now £693.00, reduced from £924.00.

Rental Rates

We provide accommodation on both a self-catering or catered for basis.
We charge £16.50 per person per night for accommodation only, and charge for a minimum of 28 people.
For charges for catering or activities please contact us for a full quote.

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Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, Hope Valley, Peak District

Sam Charlesworth

+44 (0)1433 651 412
Snake Pass
Hope Valley
S33 0BJ
United Kingdom