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Thornbridge Lodge - Peak Venues

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Thornbridge Lodge is a classic stone built cottage in the village of Great Longstone , set in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Thornbridge Lodge enjoys an position right on the Monsal Trail, evied by all walkers and cyclists who pass by. This allows guests at Thornbridge Lodge to enjoy cycle or walking routes right from your door step. Also ideally located just two miles north of the market town of Bakewell, one mile from the pretty picturesque village of Ashford in the Water and 10 minutes drive away from Chatsworth Estate. The beautifully presented cottage stands in the grounds of the Thornbridge Manor (also available to rent for larger groups) yet affords much privacy with its own entrance, parking enclosed garden and super patio for outdoor dining. This well equipped, stylish and comfortable 4 bedroom lodge (these are two attached dwellings but rented as one large property for up to 10 guests), offers spacious living with lots of character. This family friendly property sleeps a maximum of 8/10 people.

What makes a stay at Thornbridge Lodge - Peak Venues unique?

  • Offering Open Countryside around the property and being right on The Monsal Trail which is ideal for walking or cycling the whole length of the trail.
  • You are able to hire Thornbridge Manor alongside the cottage should your group be larger as both properties taken together sleep up to 30
  • Secluded location but only a short walk into the pretty village of Great Longstone, which odders 2 great pubs, a village shop and a further short walk to Littlwe Longstone gives you the very popular Packhorse Inn pub, serving great food.
  • Ideally located close to Bakewell where there are a great array of pubs / cafes and shops to satisfy all ages

What is the capacity for Thornbridge Lodge - Peak Venues?

Thornbridge Lodge witll sleep up to 10 guests

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Bakewell area?

  • Bakewell Market is held every Monday - wander around the various stalls in the centre of town to pick up a bargain or wander over to the Agricultural Centre to witness the traditional auctioning, of the local farmers livestock.
  • Plenty of local pubs in Bakewell Town, whether you want to enjoy good pub food with great local ales or maybe French / Indian or Chinese Cuisine there is plenty to choose from.
  • Nearby Stately Homes Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are only a short drive away offering a great day out for all ages experiencing live in a large house and walking around the vast estate.
  • Bakewell in is the heart of The Peak District so offers some great walks from all directions, whether it be family friendly walks or for the more adventurous people out there there are some great sights and historic sites to visit

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

  • The Crispin in Great Longstone, serves your traditional pub food, with plenty of local ales. There is a beer garden to enjoy in those warmer months 
  • The White Lion, Great Longstone serves Sunday Roasts and great traditional pub food
  • The Packhorse Inn, Little Longstone, just a 10 minute walk from the village is a very popular pub.  Known for their outstanding food and great local beers its a popular choice for locals and visitors alike. The pub is not large so if a larger group please ring ahead to book a table.
  • The Stables Bar at Monsal Head, overlooking the stunning Monsal Dale with its breathtaking viaduct this is an ideal place to stop to get a refreshing drink or ice cream
  • Hassop Station Cafe, situated just off the Monsal Trail if you are out and about walking or its only a few minutes drive in the car.  Offering Breakfasts, lunches, snacks and a great choice of cakes its' a great place to recharge those batteries. A play area for the children is a great addition.
  • The Manners Pub, a very popular local pub which serves a fantastic menu with regular specials on offer and  even live bands over the weekend! You receive a warm welcome whether you are eating or just stopping for a liquid refreshment stop.
  • The Woodyard, open for lunches and evening meals this is a family friendly venue offering a great menu and cocktails. 
  • Bakewell has an abundance of cafes for you to try - too many to mention - but all great!

Other Information

Thornbridge Lodge unfortunately does not accept dogs

Top facilities

Free WiFi


Thornbridge Lodge - Peak Venues

We had such an amazing time at Thornbridge Lodge/ Cottage. Everyone commented on how lovely the venue was and how special it made the hen weekend!

Thornbridge Lodge - Peak Venues

Thank you. We had a fantastic stay in the cottage and my parents loved their 70th birthday treat.

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Facilities & information


Parking (free)

Child friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Garden furniture

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Bars, Cafes & Other

Bathroom & Laundry

Children's highchairs

Woodland walks




High Chair

Kitchen Facilities

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Linen included

Towels included

Spa Offsite

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

DVD player

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Open log fire


Bicycling, Cycling

Climbing, Abseiling

Horse Riding, Equestrian

Jogging, running

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Other games & sports

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (a short drive)


Electric oven




Extra info

Room Details: 4/5 bedroom lodge sleeping 8-10 people

Gas & Electric Included: Yes

Number of room to: 10

Arrival information and directions

Address: Station Road, Nr Great Longstone, Bakewell, Derbyshire, BuxtonDE45 1NY, United Kingdom

  • 30 minute drive to the Train Station at Chesterfield
  • 30 minute drive to the Train Station at Buxton
  • Local buses run from Bakewell to Great Longstone
  • Check in is 3pm

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