Barns and Camping

Eat, Drink be Merry and Stay! At our refurbished Bunk Barn accommodation in an original stone barn or on our informal family friendly Campsite with our traditional Peak District country pub on site.  Whether you are starting or finishing a walk or bike ride on the adjacent Tissington and High Peak Trail or simply just want a base to visit the nearby market towns of Bakewell, Ashbourne and Buxton, The Royal Oak is a great base to explore and enjoy the all the varied activities and places The Peak District has to offer. A delicious breakfast menu has been created by our chef to tempt you in even earlier. FREE WIFI now available in the pub.

Bunk Barn

After a full day of activities you'll sleep soundly in the snug surroundings of our traditional bunk barn located in the heart of the Peak District in a superb rural location. Perfect for any number from 1 to 34 (we accept both small or large groups) wanting comfortable and clean dormitory style accommodation. There are five separate bunk rooms - three rooms for eight people, one for six and one for four. All are heated and lockable. All bunk beds have comfortable mattresses and a pillow. We provide fresh linen consisting of a fitted sheet and pillow case, duvet and a towel. There is a small communal kitchen with fridge, oven and kettle and seating for 5/6 people (please note there is no large communal indoor space). There are separate ladies and gents toilets and hot showers (shared with the campsite) and are also included in our simple per person, per night tariff:

High Season April to Sept - £17 per person per night

Low Season Oct to March - £15 per person per night

You can arrive from 4pm onwards and departure is 10am. The Bunk Barn is open year round. See photos of the Bunk Barn in the Gallery.

If you would like to secure a booking, we need a 50% deposit (non refundable) with full payment due 4 weeks in advance. You can call the Royal Oak on 01298 83288 to pay by card between 10am -12noon and 3pm - 6pm.

If you would like to dine at The Royal Oak, which is on site, it is advisable to make a reservation in advance. Particularly if you are in a large group (over 10 adults) for large group bookings we do require a pre-order at least 7 days prior to your reservation, please see our group set menu

We also serve breakfast in the pub from 8:30am until 11:30am on Saturday and Sunday and from 10:00am until 11:30am Monday through Friday, please see our breakfast menu

For large groups we can also offer a large breakfast sandwich with tea and coffee at £5.95 per head and a packed lunch at £6.50 per head can also be arranged. Please note if you would like to take advantage of our breakfast deal or would like a packed lunch you need to pre-order in advance.

Please also view our conditions of stay at the bottom of this page, before booking.


The Royal Oak camping grounds are situated to the rear of the pub. The picturesque campsite has 20 pitches on two levels with direct access to the Tissington and High Peak Trail. Access to the camping field is via a standard five bar gate. The campsite has separate male and female toilets each with hot showers (shared with the bunk barn) and there is also outside washing up facilities - please note there is no electric hook up or hard core standing. See photos of the camp site in the Gallery.

During the months of April to September we do a 2 night minimum stay at the weekends and 3 night minimum stay on the bank holiday weekends.

Please note we do not allow motorhomes we only accept small camper-vans. Nothing larger than a VW camper will be admitted on to the site as we cannot guarantee access due to weather conditions.

If you would like to secure a booking, we need full payment in advance (please note that payment is non-refundable and non-transferable). You can call the Royal Oak on 01298 83288 to make a booking and pay by card between 10am -12noon and 3pm - 6pm.

We offer designated pitches which are marked out so that you know you have a specific space for both your tent and car. A standard pitch is 6 metres x 8 metres and a large pitch is 8 metres x 10 metres. You can also upgrade to a super pitch which is 8 metres x 12 metres and includes a picnic bench and fire pit for your private use. You can see a plan of the campsite here (PDF). Please note that all pitches include both your tent and a car space within the measurements.


High Season

Small £20

Large £28

Super £35

Low season

Small £14

Large £20

Super £28

Conditions of Stay

  1. No access is guaranteed to a Campsite pitch before 4pm and guests are asked to vacate the campsite by 12 noon on the day of departure
  2. No access is guaranteed to the Bunk Barn before 4pm and guests are asked to vacate the rooms by 10am on the day of departure.
  3. Two nights weekend bookings for camping only during April to September - full payment in advance (non refundable)
  4. No large group bookings taken in the campsite 
  5. Registration should be made at the bar before pitching/parking.
  6. Dogs are welcome on a lead as long as all mess is cleared up.
  7. Guests are asked to avoid excessive noise and amplification, particularly after 10.30pm.
  8. Camp fires are illegal and therefore strictly forbidden.
  9. Please help to keep the site tidy, use the bins provided and recycle where possible.
  10. We reserve the right to refuse admission or terminate occupancy.
  11. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage incurred on the site.