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Use our journey planner (above) to search for the names of any bus stops and train stations
Check out our recommended route (below) to find directions from Sheffield or Manchester, plus a transport map for the Peak District.
From Sheffield you can travel to: Edale or Ladybower Reservoir in 30 minutes, Mam Tor or Snake Pass in 60 minutes and Kinder in 2 hours approximately.
From Manchester you can travel to: Edale in 45 minutes, Snake Pass in 60 minutes and Ladybower Reservoir, Mam Tor or Kinder in 90 minutes approximately.

For money-saving tips see our handy guides to trains and buses.

From Sheffield, the Derbyshire Wayfarer gives you unlimited travel around Derbyshire.

A Manchester Wayfarer takes you as far as Grindleford with unlimited travel.

Picturesque railway lines bring you to the Peak District, as well as one of England’s most scenic bus rides.

Cycle path National Route 6, the Peak Path Anniversary Route goes through Castleton.

The Pennine Bridleway has sections suitable for cyclists around Hayfield.

Fairholmes has bike or mobility vehicle hire and cycle paths. There are cycle routes around Ladybower Reservoir and the wider Hope Valley.

There are also cycle paths through Edale, Hayfield, and near Mam Tor.

Visit the National Trust website for more walking and cycling tips.

National Trail the Pennine Way starts near Edale train station and passes the bus stops at Snake Pass Summit, Torside (at the Trans Pennine Trail) and Greenfield Road.

Pennine Bridleway National Trail goes through Hayfield bus station and fairly near Sparrowpit and Tideswell. It could also be accessed from Hadfield or Dinting train stations.

Derwent Valley Heritage Way starts near the bus stops at Ladybower Inn, then passes Lydgate Lane, Baslow and Chatsworth. Train stations Bamford, Hathersage and Grindleford are also nearby.

Visit the National Trust website for more walking and cycling tips.

Taxis need to be booked in advance:

Find accessibility information for transport here. For the Peak District see the from the National Trust and National Park authority websites.

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About Kinder, Edale and the High Peak

From the Heather-clad moors of Kinder, to the gritstone tors of Derwent Edge, the High Peak includes Kinder National Nature Reserve, the Vale of Edale and the Snake moors along to the Derwent edges.

The countryside boasts heather moors, high gritstone edges and monumental windswept tors. Explore the iconic Mam Tor, a protected Scheduled Monument that was once a hilltop fortress in the bronze age. Visit the famous Snake Pass and Alport Castles in Alport Valley, or climb Kinder Scout, the place where the Mass Trespass of 1932 took place and the highest point in the Peak District.

For any queries about visiting contact Kinder, Edale and the High Peak on 01433670368 or

Address: near Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WA nearest postcode area. Visit Website