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The Longshaw Estate in the Hope Valley is a rich and diverse landscape, affording amazing views of the Peak District, plus ancient woodlands, meadows, parkland and heather moorland.Discover the history of the estate - from millstone quarries to packhorse routes.

Enjoy a range of activities on the Longshaw Estate, including walking, guides walks, themed walks and family fun activities.

The Longshaw Estate is adjacent to the Eastern Moors, which is managed in partnershop with the RSPB and offers a comprehensive network of footpaths and some fantastic views.

There's always plenty to do at Longshaw. With a variety of walking trails through ancient woods and hay meadows, guided walks, events for all the family, fun activities for children and talks on a variety of topics, there's something for everyone.  Learn about the local fungi and flowers, stroll through the estate on an early spring morning and listen to the birds, enjoy tasty treats, take part in Easter, Halloween and Christmas special events, get hands-on with a range of fun things to do. With such a wide range of events and activities throughout the year, make sure that you take the time to discover Longshaw.


Geocaching At Longshaw

longshaw geocachingGeocaching is an exciting high-tech treasure hunting game played worldwide in which GPS devices are used to locate hidden containers, called geocaches. Participants can then share their experiences with fellow geocachers online at www.geocaching.com. There are 15 National Trust geocaches hidden around the Peak District, providing a new and exciting way for visitors to explore and engage with this breathtaking area. There is something for all the family including a geocaching trail around the Longshaw Estate, and more challenging geocaches around the Dark and White Peak for more advanced geocachers.

Come and take part in the Longshaw geocaching trail which is fun for all the family. Download the instruction sheet below or pick up a copy from the Longshaw Visitors Centre. Don’t forget to claim your free cup of tea from the Longshaw Visitors Centre when you have completed the trail.
GPS hire now available from Longshaw Visitor Centre – security deposit required. Booking recommended on 01433 637904.  Download instruction sheet

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Christmas At Longshaw

The Season starts on the 24th November, with the sale of Christmas trees (available 24 November - 21 December. Trees over 10ft available by pre-order only. Call 01433 631757 to reserve yours.). Buy your sustainably sourced tree from the nursery near the Woodcroft car park. Sales of trees are vital for helping to raise the funds required to ensure that conservation work can continue to take place. There is also a range of gifts available in the tea rooms, why not browse while you enjoy one of Longshaw's delicious snacks?

Longshaw is hosting events for all the family; craft sessions where you can make your own Christmas decorations and evenings of carol singing.

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With thanks to the National Trust and to the Geograph project

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