- bunkhouses in peaks suggestions
Try Thorpe Farm Bunkhouse just outside Hathersage… have used it a number of times and it’s not too bad.
There is also a bunkhouse in Bamford on a farm which I have used but can’t remember it’s name, it was a little nicer than Thorpe Farm, but also probably more expensive too!Posted 9 years agodefaultslipperMember
if you are looking for cheap bunkhouses take a gander at fallcliffe cottage (outside heathersage) and there is a hut in Stoney Middleton opposite the Moon Inn. I’m sure one of them was BMC affilliated clubs/ groups only, but can’t remember which one.
Both can take 10-15 people with good catering and living space, and log fire for heating.
let me know if i can helps anymore.Posted 9 years ago
Have found this one in bamford
homestead and cheesehouse
Can’t find any details for stoney middleton.
Don’t suppose anyone fancies showing us around the local trails on the saturday in exchange for beers/meal?
(Just found out sheldon and co are going up there the same weekend but think it would be a bit much for 8 or so more mountain bikers to tag along)
Who are the lot based up there.. bog trotters?Posted 9 years ago
Hi mate. Happened to stay in one only last fri in Bamford, and very nice it was too:
My favourite place to ride. I don’t plan routes, so can’t help you there. Include the Beast decsent though, and Cave Dale if you’re feeling brave. I managed to ride all Cave Dale last saturday for the first time ever, though not without a few stops to get my courage up.
🙂Posted 9 years agodefaultslipperMember
found the one in stoney middleton:
but looks like you have to be a member of their club, although i think we were bmc affiliated. guess i wasn’t much help!
if you don’t mind paying a little extra then there is bushey heath farm:Posted 9 years ago
i think there were three bunkhouses that slept between 4 and 8 people so you could rent a couple of them (one of them had a power shower) and when we stayed there last they gave us some fresh eggs off the farm. worked out at £15 pppn or £12.50 if you had more than 12. not sure if their proces have changed but good value for some posh bunkhouse accommodation. it’s a bit far from the local pubs though if that’s what you want?
That’s probably true Andy. I want to do it with no more than 2 stops next time though 🙂
Not too bad at planning routes Gavin. I’ve just finished Scottish C2C, which does include a ‘Day of Death’ through the Cairgorms. We’ll see how people find that. I do a pretty mean Mountain bike pub crawl too.
🙂Posted 9 years agohopevalleySubscriber
Maybe try ‘The Little John’ pub in Hathersage – they have self catering apartments out the back – not sure how many they sleep but may be worth a look, and they have 3 guest beers on tap – they had a really nice dark porter on last night. luvverly!
I would have been keen to show you the trails but I’m on a tour of the Welsh trail centres that weekend. . . . first time for me!
hope you get something sorted.Posted 9 years ago
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