Thorpe Farm Bunk Houses lie on the edge of the popular village of Hathersage. Hathersage has a good range of shops and facilities including the following
Also, just a short distance away is Stanage Edge, the world-famous climbing edge which also boasts some beautiful walks and mountain bike rides. In fact, whichever direction you go from Thorpe Farm Bunkhouses, you’ll find great walks, rides and climbs! Need help finding them? Below is a list of local Outdoor activity providers:
Pure Outdoor – Guy and his team have everything to suit your groups outdoor needs!
Acclimbatize – Matlock based they provide group activities and Leader / Instructor courses.
Just up the road in Castleton, there are four show caves, Sheffield is only 10 miles away, with all its excellent leisure and sports facilities including
Public footpaths pass the doors of the bunkhouses, and there is good walking on the moors and valleys. We recommend the Ordnance Survey Explorer maps OL1 (covering Hathersage and northwards) and OL24 (south of Hathersage) – see Mapping + GIS.
For information about Open Access to the countryside, check Natural England
Before setting out, please check our pages on weather, country codes and hill safety.
Stuck for a walk? The following nearby suggestions are direct links to Lou Johnson’s excellent ‘Walking Britain‘ web site:
Map of the Peak District, showing the locations of the walks.
Walk 1087: Mam Tor & Cavedale from Castleton.
Walk 1090: Stanage Edge from Dennis Knoll near Bamford.
Walk 1100: Abney Moor & Bretton Clough from Hucklow Edge.
Walk 1159: Grindsbrook & Edale Head from Edale.
Walk 1169: Baslow Edge and Wellington’s Monument.
Walk 1240: Curbar, Froggatt and White Edges from Curbar Gap.
Walk 2515: River Derwent, Curbar, Baslow and Froggatt Edges.
Walk 2520: Higger Tor and the Longshaw Estate.
Walk 2522: Rushup Edge and Edale from Mam Nick.
Walk 2548: Stanage Edge & Little John’s Grave from Hathersage (this one passes Pondside – “Nether Hurst” in the walk description).
Walk 2599: Edale Circuit from Hope
Walk 1286: Lose Hill, Mam Tor and Castleton from Hope – just up the valley from Thorpe Farm.
Stanage Edge and Millstone Edge are both popular climbing areas within easy reach of Thorpe Farm.
We recommend the Ordnance Survey Explorer maps OL1 (covering Hathersage and northwards) and OL24 (south of Hathersage) – see Mapping + GIS.
The railway can bring you and your bike into the Hope Valley, with nearest stations at Hathersage and Bamford