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Edale, Derbyshire

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Edale, Derbyshire

Edale is a small Derbyshire village and Civil parish in the Peak District, in the Midlands of England. The Parish of Edale, area 2,844.8 hectares, is in the Borough of High Peak. Edale is best known to walkers as the start (or southern end) of the Pennine Way, and to less ambitious walkers as a good starting point for evening or day walks, accessible by public transport from Sheffield or Manchester and with two pubs supplying real ale and food.
DistrictHigh Peak
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK1285
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01433
Population316 (2001)

Other names by which Edale, Derbyshire has been known in the past


Edale, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Edale.-- township, in par. and 2 m. NW. of Castleton, N. Derbyshire, on river Edale, 7043 ac. (23 water), pop. 335.

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