We have exclusive use of this brand new luxury accommodation for this Yoga Hikes August Bank Holiday weekend. We will be based in the heart of the Peak District, situated in a stunning location close to Chatsworth and Bakewell.
The Cattle Shed, Grindleford is a brand new development completed in 2017. Converted from an old cattle shed and built to an exceptionally high standard, this rustic and contemporary luxury development provides a unique venue for our Yoga Hikes August Bank Holiday break to enjoy the beauty of the Peak District National Park.
Set in the picturesque village of Grindleford, in the beautiful Dark Peak, The Cattle Shed is a stylish and contemporary eleven bedroom barn conversion catering for up to 24 people and offering the very best in home from home luxury. With wonderful views of Froggatt Edge and the surrounding valley, Grindleford offers the perfect venue for our yoga hikes August Bank Holiday break.
Yoga Hikes August Break – Yoga Classes
We have our own dedicated yoga room on the upper floor looking out over the gardens. We offer a welcome yoga class on Friday evening to help you unwind from your journey and two yoga classes each day, stretching out our legs on a moderate hike in between.
The yoga is varied and so will be suitable for beginners as well as for those who have practised before. Sessions will take place on the Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, before breakfast and after we return from our walks on Saturday and Sunday. The general focus of the morning sessions will be to energise and warm up the body for our walk, and in the evening , will be to stretch out those tired muscles and relax the body. Yoga mats and props will be provided but you are most welcome to bring your own mat if you prefer.
Yoga Hikes August Break – Hiking
The location is a walker’s paradise; Padley Gorge and the National Trust Longshaw Estate are on the doorstep, whilst the famous climbing edges of Curbar, Froggatt and Stanage are just 5 minutes away. The fabulous Monsal cycle trail and the typical Peak District village of Hathersage are close by.
Yoga Hikes August Break – Meals
All meals are included in the cost of the weekend. Friday light supper, Saturday, Sunday, Monday breakfast ; Saturday and Sunday dinner, plus packed lunches on Saturday, Sunday and Monday will be provided by us.
If anyone has any dietary requirements, please let us know at the time of booking.
It has become a popular feature of our breaks to offer large quantities of tea and home-made cake at the end of each walk.
Two reviews from two recent hiking and yoga breaks:
“Great weekend! Really enjoyed it, fantastic walks and yoga, would recommend it to anyone! Thanks Yen and Kevin for such a lovely weekend!”
“That was an amazing weekend! Huge thanks to Kevin and Yen, both are extremely helpful, easy going, and professional. Everything was perfect–breath-taking view, sunshine and clouds, delicious home-made cake, and on the top of that a wonderful group of new friends! Looking forward to the next walk with all of you.”
You can also read our Blog Pages to read about all of our previous trips.
There are so many great walks in the nearby area, we are surrounded by thousands of miles of challenging or easy footpaths. We will select from our favourite walks in the area depending on the weather from Padley Gorge, Baslow, Curbar and Froggatt Edges, Edale, Mam Tor, Tideswell Dale, Monsal Dale and The Derwent Valley…. We could go on and on………
Walks are graded moderate (by Peak district standards), with approx walking time 5-6 hrs and distance 8-10 miles for the Saturday and Sunday and shorter optional walk on Monday.
We have our own dedicated yoga room on the top floor looking out over the gardens. We offer two yoga classes each day and we will stretch out our legs on a moderate hike in between.
The yoga is varied and so will be suitable for beginners as well as for those who have practised before. Sessions will take place on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday ,before breakfast and after we return from our walks on Saturday and Sunday. The general focus of the morning sessions will be to energise and warm up the body for our walk, and in the evening , will be to stretch out those tired muscles and relax the body. Yoga mats and props will be provided but you are most welcome to bring your own mat if you prefer.
Everyone who has been on one of these weekends all agree that yoga and hiking compliment each other perfectly and make for the ideal weekend getaway.
Any queries regarding the yoga sessions, please contact us.
Situated in a stunning location close to Chatsworth and Bakewell, The Cattle Shed, Grindleford is a brand new development completed in 2017. Converted from an old cattle shed and built to an exceptionally high standard, this rustic and contemporary luxury development provides a unique venue for our yoga and hiking group to enjoy the beauty of the Peak District National Park.
The beautifully appointed ensuite rooms and open plan lounge dining room with spectacular views across the Hope Valley, make it the perfect space to relax, practice your yoga and enjoy some great hiking. Guests can relax in in the comfortable lounges and outdoor areas, dine alfresco on the large south facing terrace or take advantage of the great local pubs in the area.
The large games room provides us an excellent space for yoga and there’s an additional terrace with barbecue and fire pit for those warm August Bank Holiday evenings.
All rooms are on a twin share basis : all rooms have super king size zip and link beds (so these can be twin rooms or large double).
Friday 23rd August
16.00 – 17.30 Arrivals, meet in lounge and welcome
18:00 – 19:15 yoga session
19:30 Light supper
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August
7:30 – 8:45 yoga session.
8:45 – 9:30 breakfast
10:00 – depart hike
16:00 – return from hike
16:00 – 17:00 tea, coffee, homemade cake
18:00 – 19:15 yoga session
Monday 26th August
7:30 – 8:45 yoga session
8:45 – 9:30 breakfast
10:00 – Departures or take the opportunity to explore the local area with a shorter guided morning hike returning about 1230.
Total cost for the weekend £425 per person
plus optional £10 return transfer from Grindleford train station
Group size : 20
To book, Click Add to Basket and checkout to arrange a deposit of £125 by paypal
The balance of £300 (or £310 if taking the transfer option) will be due within 8 weeks of the start date and you should arrange a bank transfer for this.
Bank details are below :
Bank Account Yoga and Mountain Hikes Ltd
Sort Code 60 18 11
Account No 24458740
(please quote ‘PeaksAug’ plus your name (as it appears on your booking)
Your place is only confirmed once full payment is received.
Includes: Six yoga classes, three guided walks, most meals upon arrival (breakfast each morning, supper on Friday, dinner on Saturday and Sunday and lunches each day) and accommodation in twin share or double superior rooms,
Does not include: train or car travel to the accomodation
(these train times are as of 31st May 2019)
Suggested trains are below from main Stations to Grindleford, the nearest train station which is 1.5 miles away. If you are travelling from elsewhere, please use trainline to plan your journey to coincide with the arrival of these trains if possible.
depart Manchester 15:49 arrive Grindleford 16:49
depart Birmingham 14:30 arrive Grindleford 16:29
depart Euston 14:02 arrive Grindleford 16:29
A group pick up from Grindleford for these trains can be arranged – please let us know
depart Grindleford 10:29 arrive Manchester 11:33
depart Grindleford 10:43 arrive Birmingham 12:27
depart Grindleford 10:43 arrive Euston 13:36
We can drop you off for these trains after breakfast if you do not want to join the shorter walk on Monday.
If you are joining the walk on Monday, there are various trains departing just before 1pm from Grindleford.
Train tickets are best bought in advance online and cheap tickets are usually issued 12 weeks before travel at http://www.thetrainline.com/buytickets/default.aspx
Alternatively if you do have a car and are happy to drive and car share, please post a message.