Exclusive Use Corporate Venue

With accommodation for up to 81 persons, Knockerdown Corporate venue in a rural location is ideal for corporate retreats, business training events and director events

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 your 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 our indoor swimming pool, games room and 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 it is a team meeting,  wellness retreat, seminar, leadership programme, Christmas party or residential weekend - our team is on hand to help.

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. 

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Corporate Exclusive Use Weekend & Mid-Week Package


Our package price includes all accommodation for 2 nights over a weekend or mid-week, use of the function room from 4 pm on day of arrival until 10 am on day of departure. This also includes use of the swimming pool, games room and all outside grounds.  Please contact our events team for help with organisation & guidance. Exclusive use of Knockerdown treatment rooms also available (charged extra) if required otherwise it will be closed (subject to any pre-existing bookings)

For Mid-Week Low Season (October to April) -  £8,900.00 + VAT

For Mid-Week High Season (May to September)  - £11,900.00 + VAT

For Weekend Price all year round - £11,900.00 + VAT

All prices exclude Bank Holidays


Knockerdown consists of a total of 42 bedrooms and 31 bathrooms in 16 holiday cottages.  Below are some examples of how rooms can be configured. 

  • Sleeps 81 in single beds sharing rooms and shower/bathrooms
  • Sleeps 76 in twins over 36 private rooms with shared /shower/bathrooms
  • Sleeps 42 in private rooms sharing shower/bathrooms
  • Sleeps 31 in private rooms with  private shower/bathrooms

Please note: our function room will be closed by a member of staff at 11 pm on week days and Sunday's and 12 midnight on Saturdays. Terms and Conditions

We work with a number of fabulous local suppliers who can arrange catering and on site activities for your stay. Please contact us to discuss further your requirements.

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Corporate Accommodation


Knockerdown Cottages has sixteen individually styled cottages that when hired together can accommodate up to 81 people. 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 you 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 a 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.​


Relax with our onsite facilities which include an Indoor Swimming Pool, Games Room and Treatment Rooms. 



Plate of food

Knockerdown Cottages are all self catering cottages and each cottage 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 the supermarket 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.

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