Exclusive Use

Exclusive Use for Corporate Events

Set on the cusp of the Peak District National Park in the heart of rural Derbyshire, this stunning countryside location provides total exclusivity. You can hire the entire venue to enjoy privacy throughout you stay and create a work experience unlike any other for your team or delegates

Knockerdown Cottages offers a blank canvas, ideal for businesses who want to include their own personal touches, to create a unique corporate event. With the village yours for the duration of your stay we want you to take advantage of everything we have to offer.

Our dedicated team of event coordinators will be on hand to help you develop and organise your planned event whether its a team meeting for 12,  wellness retreats, seminars, leaderships programmes, christmas parties or residential weekends our team can help you create the perfect event.

Centrally located in the heart of the UK, Knockerdown is situated in a rural hamlet close to the market town of Ashbourne, easily accessible by car or coach its a mere 10 minute drive from the main A515. Derby train station is 30 minutes away and East Midlands Airport is just 40  minutes away. 


Corporate Accommodation


Knockerdown Cottages has sixteen individually styled cottages that when hired together can accommodate up 79 delegates. Don't need all sixteen cottages? That's no problem, we can offer flexible accommodation packages based on your numbers and room requirements. You will still have exclusive use of the site and we simply lock down any cottages that you don't require. Browse our cottages

Corporate Activities

Knockerdown is the perfect venue for team building activities. Our experienced team can recommend some great local activity providers who can help you create a unique experience for your delegates.

On Site

The private grounds at Knockerdown are perfect for offering team building activities on site. From Archery to Axe Throwing, Murder Mysteries, Obstacle Courses, Gin Tasting, Cocktail Making, Crafting and much more, there is literally something for everyone. Our team can guide you to the right supplier who can provide with a fun filled itinerary for your delegates.

Off Site

Venture out into the Peak District and you will not be disappointed. Carsington Water can offer a wealth of water based activities and is a short walk away. The Peak District can also offer lot of other adventurous activities from Caving, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Bouldering, Hunted in the Peaks (real life version of the TV programme!)and many more you really are spoilt for choice.​



Plate of food

Knockerdown Cottages are all self catering cottages and each cottages has its own fully equipped kitchen. This is perfect if your plans are to cater for yourselves, bring your supermarket shop with you, or have it delivered (post arrival) and your delegates can cook up a storm! There is also a communal BBQ so on warmer evenings why not head outside and have a group BBQ.

If you want to sample local food and drink then why not order your supermarket shop from the Peak Districts own supermarket Sauced Here With over  1000+ locally sourced products and services from over 40 Peak District farmers, food & drink producers and local businesses, you won't need to go to Tesco for anything! 

If you want to provide food for your delegates we can recommend some excellent catering companies and private dining chefs who will be able to provide you with a wide range of options from informal buffets, breakfast options and packed lunches right through to fine dining and celebration banquets. Let us know what you require and our team will coordinate everything for you.