Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

group of stags with antlers peeping above heather and brush

Excellent walking country with ancient woods and tumbling streams

More about this place

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Things to see and do 

group of stags with antlers peeping above heather and brush

So much to do... 

Will you be lucky enough to spot red deer on the moors? Or rmaybe you'll discover rare fungi in the woods. Whatever you see you'll get a thrill of excitement if you come to Longshaw in autumn.

dewdrops on cobweb hanging on grasses

Hallowe'en Woods 

What's that hiding under the bridge?

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?

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

What's on

Upcoming events

Spooky Autumn Trail

Mon 23 Oct 2017
10:30-15:30
Explore Longshaw's world of creepy bugs and beasts on this autumn trail around the estate. Do you dare to creep into the woods at Longshaw this autumn?

Orienteering at Longshaw

Mon 23 Oct 2017
10:30-17:00
Have a go at orienteering at Longshaw - our permanent course is available all year round, whatever the weather. Ideal for beginners, families, dog walkers and school groups.

Guided Nordic Walk

Sat 04 Nov 2017
10:00-12:00
Enjoy a guided Nordic Walk around the beautiful Longshaw Estate

Longshaw Remembers - WWI Talk

Wed 08 Nov 2017
14:00-16:00
Did you know that Longshaw played a vital role during the First World War? Come and discover the estate's wartime history with a talk from our historian, Thelma Griffiths.

Longshaw Christmas Tree Sales

Fri 24 Nov 2017
10:00-16:00
Buy a quality Christmas Tree and help to protect the wildlife and landscape of Longshaw.

Wreath Making Workshop

Sat 25 Nov 2017
10:00-12:00
Learn to make a natural Christmas wreath in the warmth of the Moorland Discovery Centre, led by our volunteers.
Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Eating and shopping

scone cream and jam on plate tea loaf fruit cake sliced

Visit our tea-room and gift shop 

Enjoy home-made bakes and a brew with a view over the Burbage Valley, and pop into our shop for gifts, maps, souvenirs and more.

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Wildlife

Amethyst Deceiver

Fantastic Fungi at Longshaw 

Find all sorts of fabulous fungi at Longshaw. Make sure you bring your camera to record what you find.

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Our work

Architects drawings of proposed woodland walk

Longshaw Experience Design Project 

We're making improvements to Longshaw. Have a look at our plans and progress so far.

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Get involved

Volunteer coming away from Longshaw pond with a wheelbarrow full of sedges

Mudlarks volunteer group for the Peak District 

Mudlarks volunteer group meet every month at the Longshaw and Dark Peak areas and help us with our conservation work.

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Learning

Children walking through a rhododendron tunnel

Opportunities for schools and students 

Take a look at our learning programme and how to book a session for your school or education group. If you're bringing a school group please make sure you contact us at mdc@peakdistrict.gov.uk

Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors

Places to stay

White Edge Lodge Holiday cottage in the moorland landscape setting

Take a break in our holiday cottage 

Stay with us in White Edge Lodge or check out the various local accommodation options.