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Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre

Type:Activity Provider

Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, Snake Pass, Bamford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 0BJ

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About

Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, built in 1756, provides a unique location for schools, groups, companies and individuals to experience first-hand the richness and diversity of the national park landscape.

Situated in glorious isolation high above Ladybower Reservoir, with stunning views down and across the valley, it provides versatile and flexible accommodation to meet all your needs. With purpose-built catering, sleeping, studying and recreational spaces it offers a unique base for a wide range of activities. Whether you are seeking a quiet space to retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life or an opportunity to participate in adventurous activities Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre is the perfect venue.

Lockerbrooks’ primary purpose is to provide residential and outdoor education experiences for young people. The Centre is a converted hill farm and comprises of two converted barns and the farmhouse, which surround an enclosed courtyard.

We have space for up to 38 people to enjoy this unique location.

Guide Prices

Please contact us for all pricing information.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • On-site catering

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Sole use of venue

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Directions from Sheffield

From the University Roundabout follow A57 to Glossop and climb through Broomhill. At Broomhill shops bear right on the A57 signed Manchester and Glossop. Follow the Manchester Road through Crosspool and down in to the Rivelin Valley.

Then follow the A57 up over Moscar and descend towards the reservoir. At Bamford turning (A6013) go straight on towards Manchester following A57.

You go over the reservoir on the bridge, carry straight on with the reservoir on your left. You go past the turn off to Hagg Farm and then watch for the big sign warning you of a crossroads and cycle crossing. Slow and indicate right and just round the bend is the ramp up to Rowlee Farm, turn right and drive up to the farm, past the farmhouse on your left and the barn on your right. You come to the first of two wooden gates (always to be shut after you pass through please) which says “Woodcraft Folk Lockerbrook Farm 1 mile”. Having passed through the gate continue to follow the track and you will get to us.

Directions from the M1 north of Sheffield

Leave the M1 at Junction 36 (signed Sheffield North), then follow the A61 past Sheffield Wednesday football ground. At Owlerton dog track turn right onto A6101 following signs to Glossop A57. Follow A6101 along Rivelin Valley and then bear right onto the A57 heading to Manchester.

Follow the A57 up over Moscar and descend towards the reservoir. At the Bamford turning (A6013) continue straight on towards Manchester, following the A57.

Go over the reservoir on the bridge, and carry straight on with the reservoir on your left. Continue past the turn-off to Hagg Farm and then watch for the big  sign warning you of a crossroads and cycle crossing ahead. Slow down and indicate right: just round the bend is the ramp up to Rowlee Farm signposted ‘Lockerbrook Farm Centre’. Turn right and drive up towards Rowlee farm.

Drive up through Rowlee Farm, past the farmhouse on your left and the barn on your right. Continue through the first of two wooden gates (always to be shut after you pass through please) which says ‘Woodcraft Folk Lockerbrook Farm 1 mile’ and follow the track until you reach us.

Directions from the M1 south of Sheffield

Leave the M1 at Junction 29 signed Chesterfield, follow signs through Chesterfield to Chatsworth House and join the A619.

Follow for about 9 miles and at the roundabout take the Baslow exit.

At next roundabout take exit 2, signed Calver and continue for about 2 miles.

At traffic lights turn right onto B6001, signed Grindleford and Hathersage.

On arriving in Hathersage, at the T junction turn left under the railway bridge and continue for about a mile until you get to Sicklehome Service Station, then turn right to Bamford.

Having gone through Bamford drive for approximately 2 miles and then arrive at another T Junction. Turn left and follow A57 Glossop and Manchester.

Go over the reservoir on the bridge, and carry straight on with the reservoir on your left. Go past the turn-off to Hagg Farm and then watch for the big sign warning you of a crossroads and cycle crossing ahead. Slow down and indicate right: just round the bend is the ramp up to Rowlee Farm signposted ‘Lockerbrook Farm Centre’. Turn right and drive up towards Rowlee Farm.

Drive up through Rowlee Farm past the farmhouse on your left and the barn on your right. Continue through the first of two wooden gates (always to be shut after you pass through please) which says “Woodcraft Folk Lockerbrook Farm 1 mile” and follow the track until you reach us.

Public Transport Directions

Due to their isolation and rural setting, they are not well served by public transport.  The nearest train station is at Bamford, approximately 9.5 kilometres away. Trains arrive at Bamford from Manchester and Sheffield.

The closest buses from Sheffield and Bamford  get to Lockerbrook Farm is the Bamford turn off on the A57.  In the summer there is a bus service at the weekends from Sheffield to Fairholme Visitors Centre, 20 minutes walk from the centre. If you are arriving by public transport do contact them to see if they can help with arrangements.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Our office hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

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