A spacious woodland lodge, sleeps up to 12 people. Located in the stunning dimmingsdale heritage woodland. This beautiful one time youth hostel is clad in waney edge larch and nestles superbly into the sourounding forest. Gaze out from the traditional wood fired hottub into the moonlit night or just lie back, close your eyes and listen to the woodpeckers.
With a 100 square meter decking area the lodge is well equiped for outdoor living.
Inside you will find further luxury, a large living area equipped with modern open plan kitchen with a large state of the art range cooker, looks over the dining area with huge handbuilt pitch pine dining table following onto a generous lounge area with comfy sofas, 42" led tv and a log burning stove. The room also benefits from a bespoke library wall covered in hundreds of books.
Three large bedrooms are all individualy designed and can sleep up to 4 people. The bed layout for each room can be tailored to every booking. Just let us know if you want single beds, double beds or a mix in each room and we'll arrange it all before you arrive.
The lodge has 2 bathrooms, Each is tiled from floor to ceiling. The larger of the 2 is fitted with a triple sized shower cubicle and both boast modern power showers.
Gas central heating throughout, a logburner in the lounge and our handbuilt double glazed windows ensure that you'll be toasty warm on the coldest of nights.
There is the stunningly beautiful gardens of the ramblers retreat cafe just a 5 minute walk away and the wonderful Alton bridge hotel and the Talbot pubs just 10 minutes in the car or 10 - 15 on foot.
Dimmingsdale is covered in a beautiful ancient woodland. The woods have dozens of footpaths which allow ramblers to discover its natural beauty year round. The area is also a very popular mountain biking area with trails from the family friendly xc routes all the way up to the gnarly and steep enduro and downhill tracks. Rock climbing is also on offer as dimmingsdale boasts some of Englands finest sandstone bouldering crags, all within walking distance of the lodge, even with a heavy mat on your back.
Set right on the edge of the beautiful and popular peak district national park, you'll find the lodge an ideal base from which to explore.
Alton towers is just 2 miles from the lodge too, so if you fancy a few theme park thrills you're in just the right place.
Thank you for reading about our lodge. We look forward to welcoming you to dimmingsdale.