Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Autumn trees in Alport Valley

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

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Things to see and do

Moorland plants and broken stone wall in foreground, green valley beyond with background hills in shadow

Peak District walks with a view 

Pull your boots on and explore the beautiful landscapes we care for in the High Peak.

View of Winnats Pass, sheep and sun

A chilling story for a Hallowe'en walk 

Dare you walk up Winnats Pass on Hallowe'en night? Is that the wind you can hear or the cries of ghosts from the caves?

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Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

What's on

Upcoming events

Upper Booth Half Term Wander

Mon 29 Oct 2018
A half term walk for all the family, with outstanding views of the Edale Valley.

Edale Valley Walk

Fri 09 Nov 2018
A walk along the Edale Valley taking you through some stunning countryside when the autumnal colours will be at their best.

Tales and Tunes

Fri 16 Nov 2018
Enjoy a cosy night of fun and feasting with storytelling and folk music in the heart of the Dark Peak, with seasonal food included in the ticket price. Bring your own bottle.
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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

four grey hen harrier chicks in nest

Skydancer returns 

This year, the ‘skydancer’ has returned to the Peak District. After four years of absence, a hen harrier nest was found this spring by a volunteer on the High Peak moors, and the four chicks fledged successfully.

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...