Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Kinver edge spring walk

Important notice -

Our takeaway service from the tearoom is now permanently closed. Entry / exit to the Rock Houses is from our main visitor reception only. The tearoom is open as normal for all Rock House visitors.

High sandstone ridge and hill fort overlooking dramatic red sandstone rock houses

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

What's on

Children playing games at Petworth House and Park

Summer holiday family activities at Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses 

Spend your summer days together at the Rock Houses. Relax in the meadow with a picnic and choose from a selection of outdoor family games.

Open Trail Forest School Holiday Club at Kinver Edge

Open Trail's Forest School Club visits Kinver Edge this Summer.

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Things to see and do

Dog walkers by the shore of Derwentwater, Borrowdale and Derwent Water, Cumbria.

Visiting Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses with your dog 

We love to see dogs and owners enjoying time together at Kinver Edge. There are miles of footpaths and open countryside to explore. The woods and heathland are home to lots of animals and wildlife. Find out how to keep them and your dog safe whilst out walking.

Walks on Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses


A visitor's hand holding a National Trust takeaway coffee cup

What refreshments are available?

The Rock Houses tea-room is serving hot and cold drinks, cakes, bakes and light lunchtime snacks. Limited indoor seating is available and there's plenty of places to sit outside. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses


A green hairstreak butterfly

Wildlife at Kinver Edge 

With rare heathland habitat and miles of surrounding woodland, there's a wealth of special wildlife to discover at Kinver Edge.

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses


Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Our work

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses


Kinver edge bio blitz telescope

Opportunities for schools and students 

We deliver a selection of educational sessions and guided walks at Kinver Edge for children in Year 2 and above. All of the sessions and workshops we offer are completely free and must be pre-booked in advance.