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Our bespoke built, eco-friendly centre
High-ropes is a great activity for boosting team morale
Variety of exciting activities to develop your skills
Groups can scale great heights on our rock-climbing sessions
The main dining hall at Mount Cook Centre
Accessible bedrooms available
Conferencing space available
Full board catering and onsite bar
Bespoke activity programmes designed around you
Get back in touch with nature and through bushcraft
Interesting spaces to make your own
High-ropes is a great activity for boosting team morale
Variety of exciting activities to develop your skills
Groups can scale great heights on our rock-climbing sessions
The main dining hall at Mount Cook Centre

Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Matlock, Derbyshire

Sleeps 40 - 180 45 Bedrooms 180 Dining 180 Venue Capacity

Large catered outdoor activity centre near the Peak District sleeping 180 with adventure and team building packages for corporate groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Matlock, Derbyshire, sleeps 40 - 180 in 45 bedrooms.

Our brand new purpose-built Centre offers a unique location for conferences, meetings and team-building events against the stunning rural back-drop of the Peak District.
We offer fresh, modern accommodation for up to 180 guests, alongside full catering facilities and a licensed bar. Our impressive glass-fronted dining hall can comfortably seat up to 180 guests and offers impressive views into Ecclesbourne Valley. A projector, screen and flip-chart is available to use in our Small Hall, which can accommodate up to 35 guests.

There’s nothing quite like adrenaline and fun to bring teams together! Along with our multiple indoor and outdoor spaces, modern accommodation and catering facilities, we can create your group an itinerary of exciting outdoor activities that will boost team morale and develop key life skills that are important within the workplace. Activities include high-ropes, archery, bush craft, team challenges, rock-climbing and kayaking.

Free WiFi is available for all guests.

Available for your business group

Projectors Flipcharts Outdoor Areas



We have two disabled bedrooms available on the ground floor of our centre, level access to all ground floor facilities, and separate disabled toilet.


Free WiFi is available for all of our guests, and our reception phone is available for emergency use. Mobile reception is generally good in the area.


Mount Cook is a fully catered centre, serving hot tasty meals every day. Self catering is available for Exclusive Use bookings.

Dining Room

Our large glass-fronted dining hall can accommodate up to 120 guests at one time with a variety of available seating arrangements.

Sitting Room

Our large break-out room can comfortably seat 40 guests, with a projector and screen for film nights. Smaller break-out rooms are also available.

TV and Music Facilities

We have a projector and screen in our large break-out room, which can play DVDs for indoor cinema evenings. Dining hall also has a speaker system.

Heating and Open Fires

There is underfloor heating throughout the entire centre, which makes Mount Cook nice and cosy! There is also a radiator in every bedroom.


Each standard bedroom can sleep up to 4 guests, in bunk-bed style accommodation with en suite bathroom facilities. Our disabled rooms sleep just two.


Complimentary linen is provided at no extra cost. We do ask you to bring your own towel.


All of our standard and disabled bedrooms have en suite bathroom facilities. Our pods have a toilet and basin with showers in the main building.

Children's Facilities

We have four high-chairs and two cots available. The majority of our on-site activities are suitable for children aged 8+.


An outdoor campfire pit and activity field are available for use.

Swimming Pool

There is no swimming pool, but you can take a dip in the local reservoir with kayaking, canoeing and raft-building!


We have disabled car parking spaces available on site, plus coach parking and 50 standard car-parking spaces.


Mount Cook is a non-smoking centre. However, there are designated smoking areas available on site.

Booking Information

All bookings can be held for two weeks, we will then require a 10% confirmation deposit to hold your booking. Six months prior to arrival we will request another 20%, with the final 70% requested four weeks prior to arrival. Deposits are non-refundable.

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Mount Cook Adventure Centre

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We are based in the south end of the Peak District National Park with easy transport links, about 20 minutes away from the M1 and just 10 minutes from Cromford Train Station.

  • Wirksworth is less than 5 minutes drive from our centre, with a Co-operative supermarket, numerous quirky shops and cafes, restaurants and pubs.
  • The nearest supermarket is the Co-operative, just 5 minutes drive from our centre.
  • The Rising Sun is within walking distance of our centre, serving traditional pub-grub, sandwiches and good pints!
  • East Midlands Airport, an hours drive from our centre.
  • Cromford Station is less than 10 minutes drive from our centre, providing easy links to Derby Station.
  • We have a bus stop directly outside our centre, which can transport you to Wirksworth, Matlock Bath, Cromford, Chatsworth House and other features of interest in the area.

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