Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Aerial view of Mam Tor in the Peak District

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

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

Things to see and do

A stonechat perches in bracken

Spring walking in the Dark Peak 

Spring is a great time of year to get out on the hills. Here's some useful walking advice if you're thinking of exploring the Dark Peak.

Woman walking with dog on lead in countryside

Visiting the Dark Peak with your dog 

The Dark Peak is a great place to visit with your dog; find out more about our facilities

View from the Northern slopes of Mam Tor looking west to the Edale side of Rushup Edge

Mam Tor circular walk 

What could be better than standing 1,695ft (517m) high, watching the clouds stretch across the peak of Mam Tor? Not much.

Kinder, Edale and the Dark Peak

What's on

Upcoming events

Tales and Tunes

Fri 18 May 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.

Walk and talk - Hannah Mitchell - Derwent Valley suffragette

Thu 07 Jun 2018
Women and power: take a walk through time and learn about Hannah Mitchell, born and raised on a hill farm in the Derwent Valley, and how she became a powerful figure in the 20th century.
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

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...