“Roam far and gather near”, enjoy hikes over pasture and moorland to country pubs; scrambling up the stream and waterfalls; foraging for bilberries, blackberries and wild raspberries; laughing around the fire cauldrons; star-gazing at night; making new friends; playing outdoors; sleeping long and deeply.
The recently installed farmhouse kitchen contains everything that you may need to cater for large groups including a gas fired five burner, double oven range cooker, double width catering eye level grill, microwave, double drainer Belfast sink for meat and vegetable preparation, additional double sink for washing up, dishwasher, large drum washing machine and large American style fridge freezer. In terms of pots / pans / bowls / utensils etc.. everything you may need (within reason!!) is provided.
The dining room has a large antique oak table that can seat up to 16, there is also a smaller table in the bay window that seats 2 or 3, this allows everyone to dine together on locally fired, Denby crockery.
The main sitting room has a period style woodburner set in an ornate, Jacobean fire surround; comfortable seating on two large sofa’s plus a Chaisse Longue and comfy chairs surround the state of the art 42 inch flat screen TV. A wide selection of traditional board games and DVDs are provided.The second sitting room / morning room opens onto the kitchen where a pre-WWII propeller sits above the wood burning stove, there is a large sofa, chairs and an extendable oak table.
The grounds feature a mature garden full of visiting birds including our friendly woodpecker, a sheltered patio and a large barbecue area offering amazing views of the surrounding peaks. There is ample off road parking for 6+ cars. Travel cot and high chair available.
The best way to come to Edale is by train: a two carriage train links the rural communities with the northern cities of Manchester and Sheffield. Trains run regularly between London and Manchester and London and Sheffield – both cities are just over two hours train journey from London. Allow 30 minutes from Manchester or Sheffield to Edale.
If you are driving allow 3.5 hours from central London, an hour from Manchester or 30 mins from Sheffield.
For those arriving by air, Manchester, East Midlands and Robin Hood Airports are all near. These might be easier options for those traveling from abroad than coming in via London.
If in any doubt please contact us prior to booking your travel arrangements and we will do our best to advise.