The moors of the Peak District National Park have influenced many writers and provided the settings for dozens of TV programmes and films such as Pride and Prejudice. This tour takes you to some famous locations including the world-renowned Stanage Edge.
Starting Point: George Inn, Hathersage (Ordnance Survey grid reference – SK230815)
Distance: 5.5 miles / 8.3 km
Allow: 3 hours
Map: Explorer OL1 The Peak District – Dark Peak Area
Terrain: The route is generally good under foot but with some steep ascents and descents.
Nearest town: Hathersage
Travel info: Hathersage is served by both a train (just a few minutes from the start point) and a number of bus services from Sheffield, Bakewell, Castleton and beyond.
Just a few miles from Sheffield, this popular accessible short walk for tourists and locals alike is brought to life with the help of the Peak District Youth Rangers, who discover its important industrial past and present recreational uses
This information packed tour takes you onto the moors that surround Edale, where the struggle for access to the moors is revealed. Hear first-hand from those who were embroiled in the action