Our Head-Quarters

Welcome to the 1st Taxal Scout Group Head-Quarters

Taxal Scout Hut in Whaley Bridge

Our hut is situated in Whaley Bridge, a small town in the High Peak. It is the gateway to the Goyt Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

We are set in the heart of the Peak District and ideally situated for most Peak District activities including climbing, walking and caving. Our hut is a much used stop over point for Scout Groups.

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New Road, Whaley Bridge, High Peak, SK23 7JG.


The kitchen is equipped with a large 6 ring gas cooker, fridge freezer, toaster, electric kettle, microwave, cooking and eating utensils. 

The hot water is on tap and supplied from gas bottles. All utilities are included in the hire cost of the building.

The kitchen facilities
6 ring gas cooker
There are separate male/female washrooms and there is also a separate shower room. 

Toilet rolls and cleaning fluids are provided and included in the hire cost of the building.

Main hall
The large main hall provides an ideal space for group activities or secure indoor floor sleeping accommodation for up to 40 people. 

Tables, chairs and benches are available to use and there is a large wall mounted heater for those chilly winter months.

The main hall

Small side room
The side room
This room is benched on 2 sides and provides an ideal space for relaxation, small group activities or additional sleeping accommodation for up to 8 people. 

There is a serving hatch to the kitchen and a small wall mounted heater.

There is a large grassed area to the front of the hut suitable for outdoor camping.
Please be aware that we are close to residential housing and noise must be kept to a minimum.

To find out further information about booking use of our HQ please click here