Walking

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Enjoy the breathtaking scenery

Discover Mam Tor

Visit the gorgeous setting of Mam Tor © Claire Allen

See the breathtaking view from the top of Mam Tor and visit the site of a settlement and hillfort dating back to the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age.

Star gazing

Dramatic views from Mam Tor, Peak District © Joe Cornish

On a clear night you can see some 4,000 stars sparkling in our universe. Perfect for anyone unfamiliar with astronomy, this guide will introduce you to star gazing at Mam Tor.

Kinder Scout moorland walk

The roots of the cotton grass plant restabilises the peat on Kinder

The roots of the cotton grass plant restabilises the peat on Kinder

Leave the car behind on this challenging and exhilarating walk that starts from Edale station and takes you high up on the windswept Kinder plateau, one of the great upland areas of the gritstone Dark Peak. Enjoy spectacular views across the Vale of Edale, explore mysterious rock formations and look out for a fantastic range of moorland wildlife.

Derwent Valley - A Bracing Walk

This walk will lead you alongside the Ladybower Reservoir, through farmland and steep wooded cloughs, before emerging high up on the moors, with fantastic panoramic views.

Dark Peak Car Parks

  • Mam Nick (National Trust members free, others Pay & Display) SK123832 - S33 8WA - cards only, cash not accepted
  • Barber Booth, Upper Booth (free) SK 1075 8471 - S33 7ZL
  • Bowden Bridge, Hayfield (not National Trust P&D) SK 0487 8692 - SK22 2ER
  • Derwent Overlook (free) SK 1735 8900 - S33 0AQ
  • Fairholmes (Severn Trent P&D) SK172893 - S33 0AQ

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