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Whether you are a group of friends looking for a fun way to spend a few hours whilst you are on holiday or a business looking for the perfect team building activity whilst you are enjoying a corporate event with us, we can organise a range of activities onsite or let one of our chosen partners entertain you.

There are so many options for you to choose from that you will have to come back time and time agin!

Suggested Group Activities

Afternoon Tea

We offer a delicious afternoon tea at the Foresters bar & restaurant. Available Monday - Friday with booking required 24 hours in advance. Tel: 01629 736225.

Adventure Sports

Enjoy rock climbing, abseiling, caving or team building. Providers include Acclimbatize, Dolomite Training, Truth & Trust Adventures and Peaks and Paddles.  

Clay Shooting

Clay Shooting is a great activity for groups. The local shooting ground in Tansley is owned by GBR coach Joe Neville and offers individual and group lessons. Tel: 01629 582859


Learn all about bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills in a friendly and relaxed environment. Suitable for individuals, families and groups. 

Deception Rooms

Deception Rooms are great fun for groups of friends. Your team will be required to problem solve and work together to see if you can escape before your time runs out.

Gin & Brewery Tours

Why not enjoy gin tasting and a tour at the White Peak Distillery or Derbyshire Distillery or a Brewery Tour and tasting with Peak Ales or Thornbridge Brewery

Go Active

Onsite we can tailor make a range of activities for your group including Archery, Crossbow and Bodyzorbing. Find out more about Go Active. 


We have several golf courses and driving ranges nearby including Matlock, Stanage and Chesterfield. Ask at reception for our special Green Fee offers.

Guided Walks

Led by qualified instructors you can venture off the beaten track, learn about local history or ensure you take in the best views. My Guided Walks offers walks and navigation training. 

Quad Biking & Paintballing

Wild Park Derbyshire in Brailsford near Ashbourne offers a range of group activities including Paint Balling, Quad Biking, Archery, Laser Tag and Rifle Shooting.

Spa Days

Treat you and your friends to a spa day at Evolution Health & Fitness. Prices start from just £25 and details of the various packages are available here. 

Water Sports

Enjoy canoeing, kayaking or tubing along the River and canals in Matlock or sailing at Carsington Reservoir. Providers include Peaks & Paddles and Rapid Horizons