Find the hairy wood ants, who are busy at this time of year building nests and milking aphids. Look for creepy crawlies under logs and see how the rangers' work over the winter has improved the woodland habitat for insects.
Explore Longshaw on one of our regular drop-in walks led by our team of volunteer walks leaders. Walks take place on Sundays and Wednesdays, starting and finishing at the tea-room at 11am (returning by 1.30pm).
Eastern Moors Event - In celebration of National Volunteering Week, everyone is invited to join the Eastern Moors team for a volunteering taster day. Have a go at the ancient art of dry stone walling and more.
Eastern Moors Event - Discover the ecology and conservation of lovable 'Ratty.' Learn how to recognize and record signs of activity and the importance of protecting these endearing and threatened mammals.
Eastern Moors Event - Take a stroll through the beautiful Burbage Valley, home to Ring Ouzels, Nightjars and Short Eared owls. Learn how to identify moorland species and find out what is being done to protect their habitat.
Eastern Moors Event - Explore the meadow for flowers, bugs with wings and other pretty things. Make butterfly wings and a meadow crown, have a go at finger painting and help us decorate our meadow willow sculpture.
Eastern Moors Event - Discover the secret world of moorland plants that have adapted to cope with the exposed moorland habitat. Find out how to identify weird and wonderful species such as the carnivorous sundew.
Eastern Moors Event - The loud and totally mad annual Red Deer Bolving Championships are back! Join us for another year of bellowing, festivities and hot soup. Could you be the Eastern Moors Bolving Champion in 2016?
Eastern Moors Event - Take an atmospheric evening wander up onto White Edge during the annual red deer rut. Spot the stags with their impressive antlers and listen out for their mighty roars as the drama unfolds.
Eastern Moors Event - Enjoy a walk over rough ground to White Edge Trig Point to observe the red deer during their annual rut. Join in with our quiz and Red Deer Bingo along the way, then watch the drama unfold.
Eastern Moors Event - Discover the fascinating world of fungi with expert mycologist Kevin Gilfedder. Learn to distinguish your waxcaps from your polypores and explore the amazing ecology of these weird organisms.
Did you know that Longshaw was a hospital for wounded soldiers during WW1? Come and discover fascinating facts with a film and talk from our historian, Thelma Griffiths. The price includes a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit.
Eastern Moors Event - Discover the history beneath your feet as you explore the Burbage Valley. A well loved area of heath moor, gritstone quarries and woodland, once unrecognizable long before humans made their mark.
Eastern Moors Event - Wrap up warm for a brisk winter walk. Taking in the open moors and sheltered woodlands, soak up the stunning Peak District landscape whilst working up an appetite for a warm mince pie!