Hagg Farm Outdoor Education Centre provides comfortable residential
accommodation within the buildings and grounds of a converted 19th
Century hill farm. Walks from the door of the centre lead onto the high
moors of Kinder and Bleaklow and around the Ladybower reservoirs and
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The main centre provides very pleasant accommodation for 44 people in
2 person to 8 person bunk-bedded rooms. Other facilities include a
fully equipped kitchen, large dining room/group room, TV/DVD,
telephone, classroom, well resourced library/computer room, showers and
toilets (one shower and 2 toilets adapted for disabled use) and a drying
John Hunt Base
The John Hunt Base is situated in the courtyard at Hagg Farm and has
been refurbished so the whole of the base is wheelchair accessible. The
attractive, self-contained unit accommodates up to 16 people in 2-person
to 8-person bunk bedded rooms. The Base provides a lounge,
TV/DVD, payphone, showers and toilets (adapted for disabled use),
drying room, and fully equipped kitchen.
Hagg Farm main centre and the John Hunt Base are fully centrally
heated and well maintained inside and out. The grounds include two car
parks, a wildlife garden, field, artificial climbing boulder, tyrolean,
jacobs ladder, climbing tower and access to the surrounding woodland. As
well as the many off-site and on-site activities, including climbing,
caving, orienteering, problem solving and environmental education the
site also lends itself to quiet pursuits including art and group
Groups have sole use of the centre or John Hunt Base during their
stay. All bedding, including duvets, sheets and pillowcases is provided at Hagg Farm main centre and in the John Hunt Base.
The centre is flexible to each group's particular needs and plans.
Centre staff can provide advice on programme planning and arrange
outdoor leadership, activities and equipment if required. The centre
also offers a wide range of training and assessment courses leading to
National Governing Body awards in the outdoors (see our Training Courses section).
Getting to Hagg Farm
For details of how to find Hagg Farm including maps and directions, please see our Getting to Hagg Farm page.