Stanage Edge near Hathersage - Photo:
Hathersage is situated in the
Hope Valley area of the Peak District National
Park. A popular tourist destination that has both
character and history, close to Stanage Edge which
is highly popular with walkers and climbers.
Hathersage was an agricultural village for
centuries before the arrival of the mills spread
across the region in the 18th century. The mills
in Hathersage were used to make needles and pins,
the very items which have made the village famous.
The mills were all closed with the arrival of the
twentieth century, although they still stand at
various points around the village.