Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33, (3 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01298 25106, Email
Bamford is an attractive village and popular visitor destination close to walking routes and the Derwent and Ladybower reservoirs.
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S6, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
Bradfield has the distinction of being the largest parish in England, and stretches over into the upper Derwent valley. Bradfield actually consists of two villages and the history of the parish of Bradfield goes back many centuries.
A large working village, nestling at the bottom of its own limestone dale set in the glorious Hope Valley. Bradwell is surrounded by some fabulous countryside and is unusual for having both its' own gritstone edge and limestone dale.
Nr Bradwell, Hope Valley, S33 9HG, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01298 25106, Email
Just outside Hope, in the village of Brough, are the remains of the Roman Fort of Navio. Here Batham Gate - the Roman road from Buxton, met the roads from Melandra (near Glossop).
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WG, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01433 620679, Email
Castleton is one of the most beautiful villages in the Peak District. It has an array of natural and historical features both above and below ground, and is surrounded by superb walking country.
In an elevated location Cressbrook, is of the beaten track, set amongst secluded wooded dales and beautiful countryside. Mid way between Buxton and Bakewell, but well away from main roads, this is a secretive sort of village.
A delightful hillside village with fantastic views over the Derwent valley away to the White Peak. A peaceful village closely linked with the adjoining village of Calver, it has some very fine residential properties.
Picturesque little village in limestone uplands set around its duck pond. The fine old buildings grouped around the village green complete with an ancient cross, bull-ring and pond make Foolow one of the prettiest villages in Derbyshire.
A small attractive village set below a famed gritstone edge and alongside the scenic wooded banks of the river Derwent. Quaint little cottages with pretty gardens nestle below the rugged crags of Froggatt Edge forming a peaceful scene.
A charming, peaceful little village set under Hucklow Edge in splendid countryside. Off the beaten track 6 miles north of Bakewell, the road up through the village passes by some charming stone houses leading to the lofty Edge.
An attractive limestone village set around a pretty little green with an old cross. The village lies under the ridge of Longstone Edge, 2 miles from Bakewell. It has some charming old cottages along the main street.
In a glorious setting in the Derwent valley, Grindleford is surrounded by wooded hillsides, looking up to some classic gritstone edge scenery. Grindleford developed from a group of small agricultural settlements.
At the eastern end of the Hope Valley, a large busy village with rich historical, industrial and literary associations. Hathersage has become a popular place to visit for those in search of legendary heroes and literary heroines.
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 0845 129 7777
The pretty village of Hope is situated where the River Noe and Peakshole Water meet, and has a range of hills to the north including Win Hill and Losehill. Hope has several shops, post office, a small supermarket.
A small hamlet in a fold of the scenic limestone uplands north of Tideswell. A pretty little spot, just a few farms and cottages surrounded by fields that show remnants of former lead mining days. There are fabulous views over to Bradwell
A very pretty hamlet between Great Longstone and the famous viewpoint at Monsal Head. The grey limestone cottages are a riot of floral colour in the summer in this quiet little place three miles from Bakewell.
The National Trust, Longshaw Estate, Longshaw, Sheffield, S11 7TZ, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01433 637904, Email
The Longshaw Estate is your gateway to the Peak District. Enjoy a walk down to Padley Gorge, explore the remnants of the millstone industry or look out for wildlife. Why not also visit the Longshaw Visitor Centre and browse in the shop.