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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.

For money-saving tips see our handy guides to trains and buses. Locally, the Derbyshire Wayfarer bus and train ticket gives you unlimited travel around the county and from Sheffield and certain other towns. There are other local train tickets too.

Take one of England’s most scenic bus rides to Castleton from Sheffield, or try one of the three picturesque railway lines.

Castleton is on the cycle path National Route 6 from Sheffield. Fairholmes has bike or mobility vehicle hire and cycle paths – read more. There are cycle paths through Edale, Hayfield, and near Mam Tor. Visit the National Trust website for walking and cycling tips.

There are many footpaths around the Peak District. See out our recommended route (above) for directions from Sheffield and Manchester for each National Trust trail. Visit the National Trust website for walking and cycling tips.

Here’s some information on access to attractions, buses and trains, and here’s some information on accessibility from the National Trust and National Park authority.

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All photos on this page are copyright ©National Trust Images – full credits here.

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