Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

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

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Things to see and do

Christmas trees, dark street, tree lights, toll bar sign

A Castleton Christmas 

Take a look at the festive events to be found in Castleton this Christmas.

Mist on Mam Tor

Walks to try in the Dark Peak 

Download one of our popular walks, recommended by the rangers.

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

What's on

Upcoming events

Vale of Edale Figure of Eight

Fri 04 Jan 2019
Burn off your festive excesses within the beautiful Peak District countryside.
Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Eating and shopping

Soup and toastie in Penny Pot cafe

Pop into our Penny Pot Café 

Rest your legs and indulge in comfort food at the Penny Pot cafe in Edale.

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Our work

view from Kinder scout over rocks to Kinder reservoir

Art project planned for 2019 

An ambitious and multi-site project and art commission will be taking place on four National Trust sites in 2019 and the Dark Peak is involved.

Impression of High Peak Moors Plan

High Peak Moors Vision and Plan 

What makes our High Peak moorland so special? Is it the spectacular scenery, the wildlife, the wide open space, or the fact that they are a life support system helping to clean our water and keep carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere? Find out more about why we are working so hard to protect these moors for the future.

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak


Black and white image of Kinder mass trespass

Milestone moments in Dark Peak's past 

Learn more about the people and events that have shaped Kinder, Edale and Dark Peak over the years.

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Get involved

Getting involved

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Places to stay

The surrounding area of Dalehead Bunkhouse, Derbyshire

Take a break in one of our bunkhouses 

Dalehead Bunkhouse sits in a beautiful location at the foot of the iconic Kinder Scout plateau, and close to the Iron Age Hill fort of Mam Tor, with a stream running right outside. Find out more...