This section of the page features an image gallery, so if you're using a screen reader you may wish to jump to the main content.

Heather-clad moors of Kinder to the gritstone tors of Derwent Edge

The wild Pennine moorlands are of international importance for their populations of breeding birds and mosaic of habitats.

Sites of particular interest include Mam Tor, with spectacular views, landslip and prehistoric settlement, the famous Snake Pass and Alport Castles in Alport Valley. Kinder Scout, where the Mass Trespass of 1932 took place, is the highest point in the Peak District and is the location for a lot of our current conservation work in the Dark Peak.

The Trust also owns the Penny Pot Café, Dalehead Bunkhouse and several farms in the beautiful Edale Valley. Edale village marks the start of the National Trail, the Pennine Way, that crosses 3 National Parks.

Explore

There are loads of places to explore in the Dark Peak, from wild landscapes to wild creatures native to the area. Bring yourself, friends & family to venture through this wonderful place.

Eat

Come to the Penny Pot Café and sample our wide range of delicious homemade food, drinks and cakes. Or visit some of our tenant farmers to see what they have to offer.

Stay

We run our own group accommodation in the form of Dalehead Bunkhouse in Edale Valley and our tenants and neighbours have quite a lot to offer in the way of places to stay as well.

Share with us

  • Facebook

    Share your experiences with us and get updates about our work on the estate.

  • Blog

    Follow the work of our teams in the Peak District.

  • Flickr

    We have lots of photos of our events, our places and our work in the Peak District.

Edale area weather

Share