AboutEdale is a small village at the start/end of the UK's first and most famous long distance walking path - the Pennine Way.
The village itself grew from the herdsmens' shelters or 'booths' at what are now the hamlets of Upper Booth, Barber Booth, Ollerbrook Booth and Nether Booth. The central 'booth' was Grindsbrook Booth - now usually called Edale Village.
The village has two popular pubs, a cafe and local shop. The village has a railway station on one of England's most spectacular railway routes: the Manchester to Sheffield train line. There are two camping sites in Edale as well as others in outlying 'booths'.
Located in Edale, the Moorlands Visitor Centre is both a tourist information centre and flagship centre - a national focus for moorland research and an inspirational experience for visitors to the Peak District National Park.
Booking & Payment Details
- Cash Point
- Accepts groups
- Dogs accepted
- Public toilets
- Telephone (public)
- Children welcome
- Picnic site
- Parking with charge
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for hearing impaired
Map & Directions
By Railway: Those travelling by train should head for Edale Station.
By Road: The Moorland Centre is in Edale Village.
The best exit points from the motorways are:
northbound on M1 - exit 29 to A671
southbound on M1 - exit 36 to A61 and then on to the A57
northbound on M6 - exit 14 to A34 and then on to the A520
southbound on M6/M56/M60 - exit 27 on to the M60 and then on to the A6
From the east (M1/Sheffield/Chesterfield) take the A6187 into Hope. Turn right at sign to Edale.
From the west (M6/Chapel/Buxton) take unclassified road from Chapel towards Castleton. Turn left at Mam Nick into the Edale Valley.
Accessible by Public Transport: Edale station is 0 miles away.