The Hope Valley is renowned for its stunning and historic landscape, full of ancient stories and myths which make up the magical atmosphere and very soul of the Hope Valley. Here, nature is at her most powerful and mystical and she invites you to discover the many delights and wonders that await you in this beautiful place.
For those who love nature but not quite enough to sleep within it, there are plenty of wildlife parks, conservation areas and nature trails that you can visit to explore the Hope Valley and learn some of the secrets of its past. The Longshaw Estate is a National Trust owned area that has all the peculiarities of the English countryside rolled into one; ancient moorlands, forests, millstone quarries, untouched meadows and pretty woodland make up this impressive estate. The High Peak estate (or Dark Peak) also boasts a wealth of history such as Alport Castles – no not an ancient fort but an impressive natural landslip – Kinder Scout (the highest point in the Peak District), Mam Tor, Snake Pass and others. You’ll be so taken with the beauty and mystery of the landscape that you’ll be mentally selling your home and planning a move to the Peak District!
The Hope Valley is the perfect get away from the stresses and strains of juggling our everyday lives and getting back to nature helps us all to realise what is really important to us. So allow yourselves to fall in love with the Peak District and all it has to offer. Once you’ve heard the calling of Mother Nature you’ll never want to go back!