Our course prices do not include accommodation which means you can choose something to suit your own preference and/or budget.  Our course notes will give you an indication of which nights will require local accommodation.


Our courses will start from one of two locations in the peak district:

  • Oaklands Manor, Manchester Road, Buxton, SK17 6ST


  • Unit 2a, Hathersage Park, Heather Lane, Hathersage, S32 1DP



Known as the Gateway to the Peak District, Buxton is a popular tourist destination throughout the year, attracting visitors for music and theatre festivals as well as outdoor activities. There are a wide selection of restaurants, cafes and pubs, and a variety of daytime markets or larger stores. It can be reached by road or rail, and has good bus connections to Manchester Airport. The town offers a range of accommodation styles, here are a couple of useful links below.



Hathersage is a popular village for walkers and climbers alike. It has a range of pubs and shops, including the popular outdoor retailer, Outside. The village and can be easily reached by road or rail, being situated on the Manchester to Sheffield line. There are a variety of accommodation surrounding the village of Hathersage, from camping to B&B or hotels.