OAG weekend – Peak District

DATE: 9-11 August 2024
LOCATION: Peak District
ACCOMMODATION: YHA Castleton
ABILITY: Level 2 (moderate)
PRICE: £325

WHAT’S INCLUDED

✓ 2 x nights accommodation at YHA Castleton
✓ 2 x breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 x dinners
✓ Welcome and introduction with your OAG host
✓ Empowerment session with your OAG host
✓ Guided group hike up to Kinder Scout via Jacob’s Ladder with lunch spot with trained hill leader
✓ Private guided meditation with tea and snacks with Stacey at OHSO Yoga
✓ Group Flow and Restore yoga session with Stacey at OHSO Yoga
✓ Lunchtime in Hathersage and group lunch on Sunday to end our weekend together
✓ Evening games night with the group
✓ OAG host available throughout the trip
✓ WhatsApp group to connect with other guests

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

✕ Travel to and from the venue
✕ Travel insurance for the trip
✕ Any additional meals or drinks not stated above (note: Saturday lunch is not included as we will be out – please bring a packed lunch with you, and you can store it in the YHA fridges overnight)

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Accommodation

Our accommodation for the weekend is the stunning YHA Castleton, a fully refurbished gothic mansion, set within 27 acres of parkland and offering stunning views across its picturesque surroundings.

Castleton itself is one of the Peak District’s most charming villages, with Peveril Castle, plenty of small, independent shops, and numerous pubs for guests to explore and enjoy. Castleton is also famed for its caves and caverns, most notably the Blue John Cavern, and is a haven for walkers, with walks up Mam Tor among a vast range of routes.

Our accommodation for the trip will be in 4-bed and 6-bed dorms, exclusive to our group. If you’re booking with a friend let us know and we’ll make sure you get a room together. 

NOTE: There is car parking at this hostel, but it is limited and there may be other guests parking at the hostel too.

Food

Our meals for the weekend will be prepared on-site at YHA, for breakfast and dinner. And we will also be providing afternoon tea and snacks. Saturday lunch is not included, as we will be out in the morning up Kinder Scout and do not know a specific return time. Please do bring something to eat for Saturday lunch, this could be a sandwich or you can make up lunch in the self-catered kitchen when we get back.

Itinerary

*Please note this itinerary is subject to change, and is weather dependent.

Friday

  • Check in to YHA and meet your room mates
  • Welcome and introduction with your OAG host
  • Empowerment session with your OAG host
  • Dinner at YHA

Saturday

  • Breakfast at YHA
  • Guided group hike up to Kinder Scout via Jacob’s Ladder *all hikes are weather dependant
  • Back to YHA to warm up
  • Private guided meditation with tea and snacks with Stacey at OHSO Yoga
  • Dinner at YHA
  • Free time to relax or games night 

Sunday

  • Breakfast at YHA
  • Check out
  • Group Flow and Restore yoga session with Stacey at OHSO Yoga
  • An afternoon wander into Castleton followed by lunch to end our weekend together
  • Free time to explore town or visit Peveril Castle

Getting here

The venue for our weekend is in the middle of the Peak District, just outside the village of Castleton, around 20 minutes from Sheffield. The nearest station is Hope Valley, or Sheffield. You can coordinate car-sharing in the trip WhatsApp group. 

Closest train station
Hope Valley, Sheffield, Chesterfield

Address
Losehill Hall, Squires Ln, Hope Valley S33 8WB

BOOK NOW

Be quick – we’re limited to just 30 spots on this adventure and expect them to sell out fast!

FAQs

What kit do I need?

  • Hiking/outdoor clothing including trail running shoes or hiking boots
  • A towel and any cosmetics and toiletries
  • Waterproof jacket, plus hat
  • Fleece or warm jumper
  • Comfy clothes for yoga and a yoga mat
  • Small daypack for hiking and/or when out and about
  • Water bottle and snacks

INSURANCE

It is the attendee’s responsibility to have the appropriate travel insurance for this trip. Please let us know if you have appropriate travel insurance before the trip.

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About Me

Sophie is a travel writer, based in the UK, always thinking about her next adventure. Sophie set up Outdoor Adventure Girls in 2020 with the aim to provide safe spaces for women to connect, get outdoors and push themselves out of their comfort zone.