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    Welcome to Hathersage

    At the eastern end of the Hope Valley, Hathersage is known as the 'outdoor hub' of the Peak District.

    Things to do in Hathersage in the Peak District & Derbyshire

    With rich historical, industrial and literary associations, the picturesque village of Hathersage in the Hope Valley is brimming with character and has a great selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and places to stay.

    Hathersage is famous for local literary links and legends; it inspired author Charlotte Bronte when writing ‘Jane Eyre’, and nearby North Lees Hall was visited several times by the author in 1845, becoming the main inspiration for Thornfield Hall. In and around the village are also sites associated with the legend of Robin Hood – his lieutenant, Little John is buried in the churchyard of St Michael’s.

    Hathersage also has one of the UK’s few outdoor swimming pools, opened in the 1930s, the heated 100ft pool is open year-round and provides views of Stanage Edge, Hathersage Church and the surrounding hills.

    Hathersage is also home of the David Mellor Design Museum, which includes a café and museum dedicated to the renowned cutlery designer (who also designed the modern traffic light!).

    Situated north of Hathersage, Stanage Edge is a popular place for walkers and for rock climbing with stunning views of the Dark Peak moorlands and the Hope Valley. The gritstone edge stretches for approximately 4 miles and was made famous in the iconic windswept scene in the classic film ‘Pride & Prejudice’ starring Keira Knightley.


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    Food at The George

    A Derbyshire Hotel ideally located for walking, bird watching and cycling in the heart of the Peak District, Derbyshire


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    The Maynard

    A beautifully refurbished 12 bedroom hotel with bar and restaurant based in Grindleford hosting spectacular views across the Peak District.


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    Surprise View

    Surprise View is a spectacular view point above Hathersage and is known for being one of the best viewpoints in the Peak District


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    Bank House Hathersage

    Formerly a historic bank, now an award-winning contemporary restaurant and cocktail bar nestling in the heart of the Peak District National Park.


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    Adventure Expertise

    Mountain skills training, guided adventures and coaching.


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    The George

    Our en suite bedrooms are spacious and contemporarily styled for your comfort. Luxury linen, local water and fresh coffee is all included, as is a…


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    The Maynard Restaurant

    The Maynard restaurant is the perfect place to unwind after a day exploring the Peak District.


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    Stanage Edge

    Situated north of Hathersage, Stanage Edge is a popular place for walkers and for rock climbing with stunning views of the Dark Peak moorlands and…


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    Hathersage Swimming Pool (outdoor)

    A scenic open-air pool surrounding by Peak District countryside.


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    Ladybower Reservoir

    Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir in the Upper Derwent Valley, at the heart of the Peak District National Park.


    Our Great Itineraries

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    Peak District classics: Hope Valley itinerary

    Taking in some of the best views and most picturesque places in the Hope Valley, this varied tour would make an excellent weekend or midweek break.


    Hope Valley car free itinerary

    Car-free guide: 48 hours in the Hope Valley

    Take in dramatic scenery, quaint villages and some of the Peak District's most iconic attractions along the Hope Valley Line between Manchester…


    Events in Hathersage

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    Bamford Well Dressing

    Bamford Well Dressing will be on display on The Green -This ancient custom is all but unique to Derbyshire. It's the art of decorating wells and…


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