Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Important notice -

The doors and windows of the Rock Houses are open for you to peer inside, and the gardens and tearoom are open. To avoid disappointment please book in advance at weekends. There's no need to book to visit the countryside or car parks of Kinver Edge.

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

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Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

What's on

Please book before visiting 

The tearoom, garden and orchards around the Rock Houses are now open, and you are able to peer inside the restored rock cottages. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends and during the holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary. The wider countryside of Kinver Edge, including the woodland and heathland trails and the Hillfort, are all free to visit at any time without booking. Car parks around Kinver Edge are open and free, with no booking needed. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Fri 30 Oct 2020
11:00-11:30
Book your timed entry to visit Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses.

What refreshments are available?

The Rock House cafe is open and serving a range of takeaway hot and cold drinks, baked treats and sandwiches. We’ve introduced new safety measures including reduced seating and screens at our till and collection points. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. 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

Things to see and do

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Wildlife

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

History

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Our work

As seen on George Clarke's National Trust Unlocked 

We recently appeared on Channel 4's George Clarke's National Trust Unlocked TV series. Learn more about the show and head behind the scenes to discover what life was like here during lockdown.

kinver adder

Heathland restoration rationale and proposal for Blakeshall Common 

Kinver Edge is home to some very rare wildlife species that inhabit the special heathland. We are hoping to encourage and protect these plants and animals by restoring more heathland, on the Blakeshall Common area. Find out more about these ambitious plans for nature here.

Rangers Edwin Blunt (left) and Ewan Chapman sharing stories at Kinver Edge

Nurturing nature at Kinver Edge 

Taking care of a landscape is a long-term commitment. Two rangers discuss their role in preserving the magic and beauty of Kinver Edge.

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

Get involved

A volunteer makes traditional rag rugs outside the Rock Houses

Volunteer at Kinver Edge 

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers that help us look after Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses. Take a look at jobs they help us with and how to get involved and join the team yourself.