Magnifying Glass Trail

2 girls one boy with magnifying glasses looking at a fallen tree

Zoom into Longshaw and explore worlds within worlds on our family Magnifying Glass trail.

This article is about May half-term at Longshaw 2017. For details of what's on in 2018, please email peakdistrict@nationaltrust.org.uk or call 01433 631757.

This half term you can come and explore the miniature worlds of Longshaw on the Magnifying Glass trail. Follow the route and discover hidden nature and secret corners.

Capture a close up of clover
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For really intrepid explorers, try rock climbing and abseiling or even a Tyrolean Zip Wire expereince on on the crags of Longshaw with our friends from Adventure Expeditions.  As qualified guides they know the best spots to try out climbing and abseiling in a safe environment, espeically if you're a beginner. Longshaw is a great place to start climbing outside.  Check the What's On section for more details and please note that you will need to book by phoning Adventure Expeditions on 01433 651449.

Try out abseiling on the rocks around Longshaw.
girl in pink jumper on rope about to abseil down rocks with man in black jumper on top feeding rope