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Thornbridge Outdoors

Using outdoor experiences, special places and adventures to inspire real learning, discovery and development.

Thornbridge Outdoors is available to schools, youth groups (e.g. Church, Scout, Duke of Edinburgh groups), adult groups (e.g. Clubs, University groups) and other groups (e.g. families, groups of friends) for residential and day use throughout the year. 

It is licensed with the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority and maintains high standards of health & safety and quality of service.

It is situated in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, alongside the Monsal Trail and 2 miles from Bakewell with easy access to all that the Peak District has to offer. 

55 acres of ground offer a variety of facilities and activities on site and you can book to 'do your own your thing' through to a fully tailored programme of activities.


Accommodation and facilities

Thornbridge Outdoors has a range of accommodation options that enable us to accommodate both large and small groups, with the Lodge being accessible for wheelchair users. 

Our usual bookings are Friday to Sunday , Monday to Wednesday, Wednesday to Friday or Monday - Friday.  We will always try to accommodate other requests outside of these periods, please Contact Thornbridge Outdoors to discuss.


Courses and training

Thornbridge Outdoors is ideally placed to offer a wide range of courses.

  • We are centrally located in the country

  • We have extensive varied grounds and buildings

  • We are well located within the Peak District, with its opportunities for hill walking, rock climbing, caving and mountain biking

  • We have the flexibility to offer courses where you want them, tailored to you

  • Most importantly we have a wide base of experienced staff with a great depth of knowledge and skills to draw upon

Activities and courses include:


Contact us

Contact Thornbridge Outdoors.

Thornbridge Outdoors
Great Longstone
DE45 1NY


Keep in touch as we run special offers throughout the year.

  • Modified: Jun 9, 2016 9:07:15 AM