Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors
Last Updated on February 20, 2024 by Suzy
Things to do at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors review
The National Trust’s Longshaw Estate, Burbage and the Eastern Moors is an area of parkland and heather moorland in the Peak District. It is free, to visit and they are perfect for visiting to enjoy family-friendly walks.
Longshaw Estate has spectacular views across the countryside of the Peak District. There are facilities at Longshaw within the Moorland Discovery centre. which include a tea room, gift shop, trails, toilets and outdoor picnic tables. The centre often has activities for families such as hunts and themed crafts.
The walks around Longshaw estate are pushchair and wheelchair friendly. The Boggart trail encourages you to find 6 Boggart hiding places. Please enquire at the visitor centre for a map. Kids will love playing in the woodland just half a mile away in Padley Gorge which is a fantastic spot for a paddle although access is not possible here with a pushchair or a wheelchair.
There are many different walks available that are waymarked. They are a variety of lengths and again maps can be obtained from the visitor centre. If you head in the direction of Longshaw lake make sure you have some bird-friendly food with you. Don’t forget to plan with the weather in mind and don’t set off for a walk without plenty of water.
FAQ and Further Information Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
A variety of walks including an accessible path in the moorland of the Peak District with fantastic views, trails and paddling. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*free, u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *free, . The National Trust parkland is free, to visit.
Is there parking?
There is parking which is free, to National Trust members. If you are not a member parking costs £3.50 for up to 4hrs, £5 for over 4hrs.
When are they open?
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Dogs are welcome.
Are they accessible?
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