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Outdoor Activities

Grass Sledges

Free to use, have an eco-adventure whizzing down the side of the Manifold Valley on our grass sledges.  We have two sledges, just mind the cow poo!  They are a three minute walk down our field, and helmets are provided.

Free for guests

  • Eco-adventures on the farm
  • 3 min walk from the fields
  • Two sledges available
  • Book at the farmhouse


  • Walk down to the course (please leave gates how you find them)
  • Find sledges in the little shed
  • Lift handles to stop/steer
  • Stay on the course
  • Mind the cow poo….
  • Please return sledges to the shed
  • Take a picnic!

Have Fun!!

Grass Sledge


We are close to amazing trails perfect for bike rides or horse riding:  Tissington Trail, Manifold Valley Trail and Monsal Trail all have stunning views of the area, Carsington Reservoir has a trail around it and you can hire bikes or boats:

Ashbourne Cycle Hire

Waterhouses Cycle Hire

Monsal Trail Cycle Hire

Carsington Sports and Leisure

Horse Riding

Northfield Farm

Set in a spectacular moorland landscape, on the edge of Flash, the highest village in England is Northfield Farm, a BHS approved riding establishment.


Tissington Trekking Centre

From April to October Tissington Trekking Centre offers escorted treks on well mannered horses. They can accommodate individuals and groups and are happy to personalise your experiences.



Carsington Water

Tittesworth Water

Bikes at Beechenhill
Horse Riding