Visitor Centres - Edale


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Hope Valley
S33 7ZA

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Opening times

November 2021

  • Weekends only: 9.30am to 4.30pm

December 2021

  • 27th to 31st only: 9.30am to 3.30pm

January 2022

  • New Year's Day only: 9.30am to 3.30pm

February 2022

  • Weekends: 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • 21st to 25th: 10am to 3.30pm

March 2022

  • Weekends: 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Weekdays: 10am to 3.30pm

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Located in Edale, this flagship centre of the Moors for the Future Partnership provides a national focus for moorland research and an inspirational experience for visitors to the Peak District National Park.

The Moorland Centre's design reflect its upland setting. It has a living roof of sedum turf which acts as an eco-friendly insulator, and the building is fuelled by an energy saving ground-source heat pump.

Edale is at the start of the Pennine Way and our experienced team are here to help you make the most of your visit to this spectacular area.

How to get to the Moorland Centre

Visiting information

Access for visitors with disabilities
The centre is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities, disabled parking on site.


Pay & Display car park at the bottom of the village operated by High Peak Borough Council
Regular train service on the Hope Valley Line to Sheffield & Manchester.

Information service

  • National Park information
  • Hill safety
  • Accommodation
  • Attractions
  • Public transport
  • Events

Retail area
Maps and guide books, gifts and clothing for the outdoors

Interactive exhibitions for all ages

The Moorland Centre is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, East Midlands Development Agency, English Nature, National Trust, SITA Trust, Countryside Agency and the Moorland Association.

European Regional Development Fund. Project part-financed by the European Union

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