Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

waves of blue light and smoke group of silhouetted people standing underneath

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

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Things to see and do 

view through mobile phone camera of waterlicht event

Spotlight on Winnats Pass 

Mystery, intrigue, millions of years of history and a once in a lifetime chance to experience the valley in anew light.

wooden fell running trophy on table with landscape view behind

The National Trust Peak District fell race trophy 

Who's going to lift the trophy this year?

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

Walks with a view 

Take in the changing colours of autumn on one of our downloadable walks.

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

What's on

Upcoming events

Waterlicht - AND Festival 2017

Sat 23 Sep 2017
Prepare for a journey into the centre of the earth at this festival of new cinema, digital culture and art in Castleton and experience the ambitious and large-scale digital installation of Waterlicht in Winnats Pass.

Hidden Hayfield

Sun 01 Oct 2017
Explore the hidden corners and forgotten stories of this beautiful High Peak village on the edge of Kinder Scout.

Muck In Day

Sat 04 Nov 2017
How would you like to create a little bit of woodland in the Peak District?

Tales and Tunes

Fri 17 Nov 2017
Enjoy a cosy evening in the Penny Pot café in Edale
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

Impression of High Peak Moors Plan

High Peak moors Vision and Plan 

Our 50 year plan for looking after the High Peak moors is underway-find out what we are up to and read more about our vision for these special areas.

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

Gable end view of stone building with valley view in background

Take a break in one of our bunkhouses 

Take a look at our bunkhouses and find out about other ways to stay in Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak, from camping barns to B&B's.