Knitting Weekend Losehill House 29th July - 31st July 2019

Launch Date 15th January 2019

Debbie Abrahams invites you to join her for a dedicated retreat of knitting at the elegant Losehill House Hotel and Spa which is located in Hope Valley, Derbyshire.

Included in the price:

2 nights accommodation

2 evening meals

2 buffet breakfasts

2 lunches

Welcome drink

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    Exclusive use of the Moorgate Suite for workshop sessions

    Morning and afternoon tea, coffee and refreshments

    Workshop kit including yarn and materials

    Goody bag

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    Set in a secluded spot overlooking the spectacular Win Hill in the National Peak District, Losehill House is the perfect place to escape to for a few days of relaxing knitting in luxurious surroundings.  This privately owned, elegant country house boasts a sumptuous lounge and restaurant with an outdoor terrace that offers uninterrupted views of the surrounding rolling hills.

    Their award-winning Orangery Restaurant has been recently listed in The Times as “one of the twenty best wild places to eat in Britain”, and offers delicious homemade dishes using the best local, seasonal ingredients.  

    Thalgo Heath Spa

    If you want an extra treat during your stay then you could pop across to the onsite spa where you can book a treatment for yourself and take advantage of their indoor heated pool, sauna and outdoor hot-tub. Slippers and bath robes for the spa are provided in every bedroom.

    Other things to do and places of interest

    There are many other things that you can do during your stay at Losehill House, with the charming country towns of Hope, Castleton and Edale just a short drive away. The area has some of the UK’s best outdoor and countryside activities to offer including a local cave network, fabulous cycle routes, and for the more daring paragliding and ballooning! Alternatively, if you don’t want to venture too far then you could take a gentle stroll from Lose Hill to Mam Tor to take in the breath taking scenery.

    Booking Rooms

    The rooms are priced for workshop participants. If you would like to bring along a non-workshop participant then please book a single room and then contact us to add a partner to your room. Please contact Sue for more details:

    How to get there

    The address for Losehill House is Lose Hill Lane, Edale Road, Derbyshire S33 6AF/6RF. It is situated on a single track road between Underleigh Guest House and Oaker Farm. The nearest train station is Hope Station which is on the Sheffield to Manchester line. This is approximately a 5-minute drive or a 25-30 minute walk from Losehill House. Taxis can be booked in advance by contacting Losehill House directly: 01433 621219. You will find more information about how to get to Losehill House on their website:


    A project yarn pack will be available for you to work through during the retreat. In the past, most workshop participants do choose to work on the project, but it is not compulsory. Debbie is more than happy if you would prefer to bring your own WIP and work on that instead.


    Monday 29thJuly

    Check in anytime from 15:00

    15:00 – 18:30: Free time to settle into your room, relax, book a spa (must be booked in advance), or enjoy local places of interest at your leisure

    19:00: Informal meet and greet in the bar area with a complimentary Welcome Drink, followed by evening meal

    20:30 – 21:30: Workshop session 1 in the Moorgate Suite. Debbie will introduce you to the workshop project and give you your knitting kit

    Tuesday 30thJuly

    7:00 – 9:30: Breakfast

    10:00 – 13:00: Workshop session 2 in the Moorgate Suite

    13:00: Lunch

    13:30: Free afternoon in which you could choose to explore the local surrounding area, treat yourself to a spa (must be booked in advance), or continue knitting your project

    19:00: Evening Meal

    20:30 – 22:00: Join Debbie for an informal optional evening drop in session in the Moorgate Suite

    Wednesday 31st July

    7:00 - 9:30: Breakfast

    10:00 – 13:00: Workshop session 3 in the Moorgate Suite

    13:00: Lunch

    13:30 – 15:00: Workshop session 4 in the Moorgate Suite

    15:00: Finish

    The itinerary may change slightly. We will send a full itinerary to all participants closer to the date of the workshop.


    Deluxe King Rooms (single occupancy) £495

    Deluxe King Rooms (double occupancy) £415pp

    King Rooms (single occupancy) £480

    Double Rooms (single occupancy) £435

    Family Suites (2-bedroom apartments) (double occupancy) £445pp

    Non-participating partners and friends are welcome to join us for an additional cost. Please contact Sue for more details: