Corporate Venues

We bridge the gap between hotels and luxury houses.

Create a fresh place to think.......

Meet, work and stay in inspiring venues centrally located in the heart of the UK and create an unquestionably unique work experience for your team.

  • Off site business meetings
  • Directors' retreats 
  • Residential training facility
  • Team building activities
  • Away days 
  • Company charity challenges
  • Wellness and health retreats 
  • Gathering key teams together
  • Team reward and recognition events
  • Leadership programmes
  • University research retreats


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Bespoke Business Accommodation

For your perfect business accommodation solution.......

Choose from a vast selection of unique properties each offering a homely feel. This ultimate range of large holiday cottages are hired as exclusively yours:

  • Converted village pubs  
  • Traditional coaching inns
  • Stunning country manor houses
  • Former independent boutique hotels 
  • A contemporary telephone exchange
  • Rustic barn conversions  
  • Traditional farmhouses
  • Grade 2 listed houses
  • Large country cottages 



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Peak District Location

  • The Peak District National Park is a great location centrally situated in the middle of the UK and surprisingly easy to travel to. 
  • Easy transport links from London – you can get direct trains to Derby, Stoke, Macclesfield, Chesterfield and Sheffield within 1.5 and 2 hours.
  • Ideal for regional offices in surrounding cities of Manchester, Derby, Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham and Sheffield. 
  • Airports – Manchester is within an hour's drive to all venues and East Midlands airport is nearby too.
  • Properties perfectly placed in both the White Peak and Dark Peak areas.

Unique Customer Service

  • Our customer service is second to none, we can build bespoke packages offering event planning and a concierge service.
  • As an independent company, we can tailor the event and offer a flexible service with as much or as little input as required. 
  • We can coordinate and end to end service with our network of trusted suppliers including caterers, activity specialists, facilitators and trainers.
  • We offer a vast amount of flexible high standard of accommodation to suit all budgets.
  • Fantastic outdoor pursuits and activities can be arranged both on and off site.
  • All properties fully equipped to enjoy the self-catering aspect of team building
  • Bespoke catering packages can be arranged for part or all of your stay.
  • Great outside areas with outdoor seating and BBQs.
  • Venue hire includes linen, towels, parking, WiFi  and flip charts. 

Key Features

  • Our properties are ideal for businesses wanting a unique and different approach for their corporate meetings.
  • You are welcome to just pick up the keys and benefit from complete privacy. 
  • Flexible and unique style of meeting spaces with versatile break out rooms​.
  • A fantastic ratio of bedrooms with private bathrooms or en suites.
  • All properties are in beautiful locations, after work you can enjoy stunning walks from the door step and are close to country pubs.
  • Exclusive use means total privacy – take the venue over and make it your own.
  • Offer organisations the ability to gather key teams together in a less formal environment.
  • Enjoy rural environments in total contrast to the work place norm.
  • The informal environment ensures delegates relax and are more receptive.
  • More cost effective than hotels and a very high standard of accommodation with honest creature comforts - feels like home.



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Property Portfolio


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Hurdlow Grange | 15 - 30 Delegates

At a Glance.....

  • A total of six properties in the complex with 22 bedrooms and 19 bathrooms
  • After your working day, take a stroll up the country lane (0.8 miles walk) to our award winning traditional pub The Royal Oak for a well-earned break.
  • Superb meeting room in Cruck’d Barn with plenty of break out rooms for smaller groups or quiet reflection.
  • Versatile indoor space and outdoor spaces consisting of a large lawned area & 5 acres of rough farm land
  • Great walks and fabulous country pursuits on the door step.
  • Location can be accessed here
  • Property GuideFloor Plan 

Perfect For.....

  • 15 - 30 delegates 
  • A less formal environment in a beautiful rural setting
  • Total privacy and great outdoor space
  • Flexibility with plenty of breakout rooms and meeting spaces
  • Training courses due to large open plan space



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The Derwent | 15 - 30 Delegates

At a Glance.....​

  • A total of 16 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms/en-suites
  • A truly bespoke experience holding your meetings in your very own authentic village pub and stay in hotel 'style’ accommodation
  • ​Located in a beautiful rural village, yet just off the A57 that runs between Manchester and Sheffield
  • Flexible meeting space in the open plan bar/dining room & break out rooms in the two lounges 
  • After your meetings, reward your staff by relaxing in their own pub or games areas with pool table and table football
  • Location can be accessed here
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan 


Perfect For.....

  • 15 - 30 delegates
  • A base for outdoor pursuits in nearby Castleton, Lady Bower and Edale  
  • A healthy mix of team building activities and business can be achieved.
  • Flexibility with breakout rooms and meeting spaces in both the lounges and dining room.
  • Great ratio of bedrooms and bathrooms.


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The Crewe and Harpur | 15 - 30 Delegates

At a Glance.....

  • A total of 17 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms/en-suites 
  • A truly bespoke experience, holding your meetings in your very own authentic village pub and staying in hotel 'style’ accommodation. 
  • Flexible meeting space in the bar/dining room and large lounge.
  • Break out rooms in the cottages for smaller groups or quiet reflection.
  • Fabulous games room.
  • After you meetings, reward your team by relaxing in their own pub, stock the bar with local ale and pull your own pints. 
  • Location can be accessed here
  • Property Guide | Floor Plans

Perfect For.....

  • 15 - 30 Delegates
  • Located in a beautiful rural village just a 12 minute drive from Buxton 
  • Meetings in a less formal environment in a rural village setting​.
  • An unusual meeting space in your very own authentic village pub.
  • Great ratio of bedrooms and bathrooms



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Dale House | 15 - 25 Delegates

At a Glance.....

  • A total of 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms/en-suites 
  • Two dwellings in total. The main farmhouse (10 bedrooms) with a converted barn (2 bedrooms) in the garden.
  • Meeting space in the large dining room with a wall mounted 72 inch HDMI TV 
  • Two gorgeous break out spaces in the luxury sitting rooms both with log burners
  • Fabulous games room in a separate barn
  • Location can be accessed here
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan 

Perfect For.....

  • 12 - 25 delegates
  • Good location for the adventurous – to inspire your team to abseil from the nearby viaduct.
  • A healthy mix of team building and business can be achieved.
  • Flexibility with breakout rooms and meeting spaces in the lounges and dining room.
  • Great ratio of ‘hotel’ designed luxury bedrooms and bathrooms/en suites.
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services.



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Lapwing Barns | 15 - 25 Delegates

At a Glance.....

  • A total of 13 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms/en suites.
  • Two dwellings in total. The main farmhouse with converted barns ( 9 bedrooms) and an annexe a few metres away (5 bedrooms)
  • Meeting space in the large dining room.
  • Break out rooms in the kitchen and two smaller lounges for smaller groups or quiet reflection
  • Fabulous games room
  • Far reaching views
  • Location can be accessed here
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan

Perfect For.....

  • ​13 - 25 delegates
  • An unusual meeting space with inspiring views of the Peak District.
  • A healthy mix of team building and business can be achieved.
  • Flexibility with breakout rooms and meeting spaces in the lounges and dining room.
  • Great ratio of rooms and bathrooms.
  • Two miles from a lovely Peak District village and a short drive from Buxton.
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services.


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The Greenman | 15 - 25 Delegates

At a Glance.....

  • 13 Bedrooms and 11 bathrooms / en suites
  • Popular venue with our corporate guests as it is a really central location in the UK
  • 7.5 miles from Alton Towers
  • Flexible meeting space in the bar/dining room and lounge and also great break out rooms
  • Fabulous games room with a pool table
  • After your meetings, reward your staff by relaxing in their own pub. Stock the bar with local Ale and pull your own pints 
  • Location can be accessed here
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan 

Perfect For.....

  • ​13 - 25 delegates
  • An unusual meeting space in your very own authentic village pub
  • A healthy mix of team building and business can be achieved
  • Flexibility with breakout rooms and meeting spaces in lounges and dining rooms
  • High ratio of bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services


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The Telephone Exchange | 9 - 18 Delegates

At a Glance.....

  • Nine modern stylish bedrooms
  • Nine private bathrooms / ensuites
  • Sleeps up to 24 guests

Perfect For.....

  • ​9 - 18 Delegates
  • Stunning location with easy walks on the Tissington and High Peak Trail and 2 miles to our country pub The Royal Oak
  • A healthy mix of team building and business can be achieved
  • Brilliant for the smaller meeting in the contemporary open plan downstairs living space
  • High ratio of bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Very cost effective for smaller, more informal groups
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services


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Oak Tree Farm | 9 - 20 Delegates

At A Glance .....

  • 11 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms / en suites
  • Large Open Plan Dining Area with space for 30 delegates
  • Break out room in the stunning games room
  • Large outdoor space and terrace - ideal for informal / relaxed meetings and enjoying the far reaching views
  • Situated close to the town of Buxton which offers an array of activities
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan 

Perfect For....

  • ​11 - 30 delegates
  • Flexibility of breakout / meeting spaces in the lounge, dining area and games room
  • Total Privacy for a less formal environment for your meetings
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services.



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The Star | 9 - 20 Delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​9 Bedrooms / 6 en suites and also 2 shared bathrooms
  • 3 adjoining cottages each offering their own lounges so great for break out areas
  • Large Dining area that can seat 16 on one large table or flexibility to seat 24 when tables are separated
  • Close to Buxton and Bakewell offering great outdoor activities locally
  • Impressive glass roofed dining kitchen, well equipped for a self catering stay.
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan 

Perfect For...

  • ​9 - 20 Delegates
  • Flexibility for the whole group to be together or alternatively allowing smaller groups to break out into the separate dwellings
  • Fabulous walks on your doorstep, great for Team Building Days
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services
  • Great smaller group informal options 



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Priestcliffe House | 9 - 18 Delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​9 Bedrooms all with en suites
  • Large Outdoor area great for onsite Team Building
  • Dining Area suitable for boardroom style meetings
  • Great Games Room in the Cellar - ideal to unwind in after a days meeting
  • Situated in between Bakewell and Buxton so close by to local activities
  • Stylish fully equipped kitchen , perfect for a self catering stay
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan 

Perfect For.....

  • ​9 - 18 Delegates
  • Outdoor Activities on location and surrounding areas
  • Large Kitchen for Team Building  
  • Small to medium group sizes offering great cost-effective options.
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services.


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Manifold Farm | 20-40 delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​21 Bedrooms with 19 en suites / private bathrooms
  • Rural Location - giving great privacy
  • Manifold Barn offers a great open plan meeting / dining room with seating up to 48 board room style and a separate meeting / dining area in Manifold Farmhouse for 20 people in board room style
  • Three separate lounges ideal for break out areas
  • Games Room in detached, large, Stone Barn, plus a second games room with pool table
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan 

Perfect For....

  • ​20 - 40 Delegates
  • Training Courses due to the large open plan area
  • Flexibility of fantastic meeting rooms and break out areas
  • Situated in open countryside offering an ideal location for Team Building activities on site or nearby
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services


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Holly Bush Farm | 24-50 Delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​24 Bedrooms, all with either an en suite or private bathroom
  • 3 separate dwelling, The Barn (9 bedrooms), The Farmhouse (9 bedrooms) and The Annexe (6 Bedrooms)
  • Available to hire in various combinations
  • Fantastic Open Plan Meeting Room offering seating for 40 delegates in a board room style
  • Break Out Rooms
  • Fabulous Outdoor Space for Team Building Activities
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan  

Perfect For......

  • ​24 - 50 Delegates
  • Exclusive Use for Total Privacy
  • Meeting Rooms, Games Rooms and Breakout Rooms - adapted to your needs
  • Training Course
  • Offering a less formal location with great open countryside around you to enjoy
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services


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Cliff House | 13- 26 Delegates

At A Glance......

  • ​13 Bedrooms with 6 en suites /  2 shared bathrooms
  • Nearby to the Monsal Trail and overlooking the Breath Taking Monsal Dale Viaduct, great for walking / cycling and outdoor pursuits
  • Several Break Out Spaces and also a Games Room situated in the cottage
  • Large Open Plan Dining / Lounge Area, ideal for meetings and offering flexible layout options
  • 2 separate dwellings (main house and cottage) perfect for smaller groups to break out into
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan

Perfect For....

  • ​13 - 26 Delegates
  • A Less Formal Meeting Environment in a Rural Setting
  • Team Building Activities as close by to Bakewell and Buxton offering plenty of options to get involved in.
  • Walkable Country pubs to unwind after a day of meetings
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services


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Redhurst Barn | 8 - 16 Delegates

At A Glance.....

  • ​8 bedrooms all with en suites
  • Large Dining Area that seats up to 16 board room style
  • Games Room 
  • Lounge Area offering flexible break out areas
  • Sunken Outdoor Patio Area, great for relaxed, informal meetings
  • Fabulous Rural Location ideal for the Outdoor team Building stay
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan

Perfect For....

  • ​8 - 16 Delegates
  • Smaller Meetings
  • Popular Peak District Walks and Activities
  • High ratio of Bedrooms and Bathrooms



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The Farmhouse at Benty Grange | 6 - 12 Delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​6 Luxury Bedrooms all with en suites
  • Open Plan Dining / Seating Area that seats up to 16 in board room style
  • Separate living room ideal for winding down at the end of the day or a break out area
  • Outdoor Seating Area - offering an informal meeting space
  • Located in the heart of The Peak District with great local attractions / activities on your doorstep
  • Property Guide | Floor Plan

Perfect For.....

  • ​6 - 12 Delegates
  • Smaller Business Groups
  • A relaxed, Rural Location
  • Flexible outdoor areas for Team Building Activities
  • Break Out Areas



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River Cottage | 7 - 13 Delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​7 Individually designed bedrooms all with en suites
  • Exclusive use option
  • Fabulous dining space with table to seat up to 20 board room style
  • Stunning gardens in a beautiful riverside setting offering informal meeting setting
  • Fully set up kitchen ideal for self-catering with additional 'booth' style seating
  •  Property Guide Floor Plan

Perfect For.....

  • ​7- 13 Delegates
  • Smaller Business Groups
  • A relaxed, Rural Location
  • Designing your own corporate stay with additional optional services
  • Great budget option for small more informal groups


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The Barn at Benty | 7 - 14 Delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​7  country style en suite bedrooms
  • Classic country decor with beautiful individual touches
  • Fabulous dining space with table set to 20 boardroom style around large farmhouse dining table
  • Fabulous on site games room
  • Patio doors with outdoor seating and BBQ
  • Property Guide  | Floor Plan

Perfect For.....

  • 7 - 14 Delegates
  • Smaller Business Groups
  • A relaxed, Rural Location
  • Designing your own corporate stay with additional optional services
  • Great budget option for small more informal groups


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The Farm at Wirksworth | 12 - 14 Delegates

At A Glance....

  • ​12 Individually designed bedrooms with 9 ensuites, 1 private bathroom and 1 shared bathroom
  • A unique collection of 4 individual properties each offering a different social space so great for break out areas
  • Exclusive use
  • Fabulous dining space options 
  • Set in 22 acres of gardens with a secluded courtyard makes a beautiful setting for informal outdoor meeting spaces
  • Fully set up kitchen ideal for self-catering with additional style seating
  •  Property Guide | Site Plan

Perfect For.....

  • ​12 - 14 Delegates
  • Smaller Business Groups
  • A relaxed, rural Location
  • Designing your own corporate stay with additional optional services
  • Great option for small more informal groups


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Knockerdown Exclusive Use | 80 Delegates

At a Glance:

  • Sixteen individual self-catering cottages on one site​A total of 42 bedrooms and 31 bathrooms·
  • Purpose built conference/meeting room that seats up to 80 guests with your choice of room layout
  • Carsington Meeting Room seats up to 20 boardroom style or bar/entertainment area
  • Multiple breakout rooms within the cottages, perfect for small meetings or workshop space
  • Large private meadow for outdoor activities/team building with fabulous views
  • Leisure facilities with heated indoor swimming pool, & games area
  • Catering, activity, and equipment hire packages can be arranged
  • Fully set up and equipped for self-catering
  • Full support from our experienced team to help you create the perfect stay and experience.


Perfect For:

  • Exclusive Use option​Meetings in a less formal environment in a rural setting
  • Great outdoor space
  • Stunning walks from the doorstep
  • Country pub next door
  • Within a 10-minute walk to Carsington Water where you will find team building exercises one being water sports
  • Flexibility with breakout rooms and meeting spaces
  • Designing your own stay with our optional additional services


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