Edale

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The village centre

Edale is in Derbyshire. Edale is the name of the valley of the River Noe and the name used by most people for Grindsbrook Booth, the settlement where the only train station in the valley is located. It is the southern terminus of the Pennine Way, a 268-mile long-distance walk to Kirk Yetholm in Scotland. Its railway station provides a quick and direct public-transport route to the heart of the Dark Peak countryside from Manchester or Sheffield.

Get in[edit]

By train on the Hope Valley Line from Manchester Piccadilly (c.42 min) or Sheffield (c.33 min).

Get around[edit]

  • Train along the valley to Hope or Hathersage or Chinley
  • Walk or bus to Castleton or other nearby Peak District villages and towns

See[edit]

  • The surrounding hills
  • The Visitor Centre between the station and the village centre

Do[edit]

Pitch a tent (campsite in the village centre) before you walk the hills:

Have an evening in the pubs after you have walked the hills.

Buy[edit]

Sandwiches and chocolate for your walk in the hills (in the shop next to the campsite in the village centre).

Eat[edit]

  • Toasted teacakes and other light snack in the two cafes.
  • Bar meals in the two pubs.

(One of each by the station and in the village centre).

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Camping at the Moorland Centre
  •    Edale Youth HostelRowland Cote, Nether Booth (1 mile east of Grindsbrook Booth). The YHA youth hostel is a particularly large establishment, offering a range of services. Advance booking during school holidays and weekends is advisable. From £10 pppn.
  • B&B in cottages or pubs.
  •    Fieldhead Campsite +44 1433 670386. £5–£6.50 adult.

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

Routes through Edale
START  S PennineWayRouteImage.svg N  Crowden-in-Longdendale (16 mi) → Kirk Yetholm


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