During your stay at Agricola House

Find out the things to do in Wirksworth and the Peak District during your stay at Agricola House in Wirksworth. Exploring, relaxing & dining in the Peak District, whether you are staying at Agricola House with friends and family, a hen party, part of a corporate team or on a self-guided cycling holiday there are plenty of things to do to make your stay just a little bit more special. There are treats for hen parties, fun for the kids, chefs and catering companies to sort out the food and wine tasting parties to break the ice or get the party going. Let us know if you would like help in arranging other events and treats.

Exploring from Agricola House

Wirksworth is a small historic town at the gateway to the Peak District which has some of the best walking, cycling, climbing and caving in England. The High Peak and Tissington cycle trails are nearby with cycle hire easily available or bring your own bicycles as a cycle rack is on-site. Carsington water is very close by and provides water sport activities. If you and your friends are runners, find out where to go running in the Peak District. 


Peak District walk along the river

Relaxing in Agricola House

Agricola house has a sauna which seats up to 4 guests. You can read that favourite magazine or Sunday paper, unwind with an oil diffuser, listen to your favourite music on the iPod dock and dream of a sunnier climate.

Or escape and watch a film in the cinema room featuring a large wall-hung TV with a sound bar.

Book a mobile spa treatment from Love Pamper and indulge your friends or family with pamper parties and relaxing yoga sessions.


Dining at Agricola

At Agricola house catering options are available for that special celebratory meal or buffet. Take the stress out of a special occasion during your stay with us. Alternatively, the Peak District has many farm shops and farmers markets providing an abundance of local produce to enjoy cooking in the large open plan kitchen area designed specifically for our holiday guests. Chill your wine in the fitted wine cooler.

Delicious food at Agricola House

Adventures at Agricola House

Book Acclimbatize for your adventures, fun and development through micro team working and problem solving or challenge the team with raft building, working together to design and construct it before heading out into open water. Introductory sessions for canoeing and kayaking take place on placid sheltered water but they offer more exciting opportunities to paddle on expanses of open water or along the River Derwent for those more experienced.

canoeing on the Cromford Canal

Parties at Agricola House

A Peak Wine Direct wine tasting party is a fun and original way to entertain. It is a good opportunity to bring friends and family together for social events. Their wine tastings held to celebrate birthdays as well as special occasions such as hen and stag parties, focusing on fun and entertainment with all the ingredients to get the party started.

Wine tasting party

Arts and Crafts at Agricola House

Pitchblue is a creative studio just a couple of minutes walk from Agricola House, offering a range of art and craft activities for all ages, interests and abilities. Their bespoke workshops can be both full, or half days, spread over your stay, whether you are a family group, hen do or corporate client.


Large Group Self-Catering Holiday House in Wirksworth

Bedroom in Self-catering Holiday house in the Peak District

Self-Catering for Friends and Family Holidays

Agricola is a wonderful venue for a large house party, fill it with friends, celebrate a special family birthday or get the girls together for a hen party with a difference!
Cyclists on self-guided holidays cycling holiday

Self-Catering for Cyclists Holidays

Agricola is an ideal base for Cycling holidays in the Peak District, with excellent cycle routes from the door of the house, and covered bicycle storage.
Table laid for Corporate Team Events

Self-Catering for Corporate Team Events

Book Agricola for your corporate team events, with a large dining/ meeting space and break-away rooms. We have great WiFi and mobile signal. Ideal for team building with a wide range of activities in the local area.

Winner of Theo Paphitis' Small Business Sunday 

Agricola Winner of Small Business Sunday