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Shining Cliff Hostel

Set in the beautiful Shining Cliff Wood and offering basic accommodation (no shower), the hostel is ideal as a base for walking, cycling or exploring Peak Practice country. The National Tramway Museum and Carsington Water are nearby. Despite the sense of remoteness, Shining Cliff is easy to reach being midway between Derby and Matlock in the Derwent Valley.


Common room, self-catering kitchen, cycle store and grounds. No hostel shop. Credit cards not accepted at the hostel. Bring torch.

Beds 22
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Self-Catering only
Under 3's No
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Cars 10min walk.


Shining Cliff Woods, Nr Ambergate, Derbyshire
Tourist Information: 01629 55082

Getting There

From Ambergate cross river by church. Cyclists up hill, turn R into woods by 3rd farm (Netherpark). Walkers turn R by river, through works yard and down lower path through woods. From Wirksworth-Belper road, turn L at Packhorse Farm crossroad down lane and L into woods at Netherpark Farm.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 119/335522


TP Transpeak Nottingham-Manchester alighting at Ambergate, 1 1/2m (Tel: 01332 292200).


Ambergate (1m path, 2m road).

Nearest Other Hostels

Matlock 8m, Elton 10m, Youlgreave 12 1/2m

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