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Excellent walking country with ancient woods and tumbling streams

A wonderful place to discover spectacular views of the Peak District, ancient woods, parkland and heather moorland. The spectacular White Edge Moor overlooks the Derwent Valley and forms part of the long gritstone edge stretching from Stanage towards Birchens Edge south of Chatsworth House. If you have time, discover the old quarry workings at Bole Hill.

Places to visit

Here are some of the places you can visit at Longshaw and Eastern Moors

  • The cafe & shop in the old Shooting Lodge near to the main car park, Woodcroft
  • Longshaw, Padley Gorge, Burbage Brook, Bole Hill Quarry, Haywood, Froggatt Wood, Wooden Pole, Hollowgate, Owler Tor, Longshaw Meadow and Longshaw Pond
  • Eastern Moors, Curbar Gap, Big Moor, Totley Moss, Ramsley Moor, Leash Fen, Clod Hall Moor, White Edge Moor
  • The nearby Riley Graves at Eyam can be seen on a circular walk that encompasses the resting place of the Hancock family, who perished in the plague years of the 17th century.

Explore

There are lots of things to do here for all ages; follow the wood ant trail at Longshaw, paddle at Padley Gorge or go and spot red deer on the Eastern Moors.

Eat

Once you've finished exploring Longshaw why not visit the cafe near the main car park and taste our delicious stew or try out some of the best scones in the Peak District.

Stay

Our stunning holiday cottage is surrounded by wide expanses of heather moorland, giving impressive views across the Peak District in all directions.

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