Boasting breathtaking scenery and an abundance of wildlife, the Eastern and Burbage Moors have something for everyone!
The site offers open access for outdoor recreation with a network of bridleways and footpaths and internationally renowned climbing edges. So whether you are a wildlife enthusiast, seeking outdoor adventure, or simply wish for quiet enjoyment within a dramatic landscape, the Eastern and Burbage Moors will entice you back for more!
Located within the Peak District National Park and on the fringes of Sheffield, the Eastern and Burbage Moors are managed by a partnershup of two of the UKs leading conservation charities, the RSPB and National Trust.
Travel by public transport
There are 4 major car parks to access the Eastern Moors and Burbage.
Curbar Gap car park is free for disabled badge holders. The access from the car park to the picnic site and on to Curbar Edge is wheelchair accessible. The path is sloped and the ground becomes more uneven as you climb towards the edge.
Birchen Edge car park is free for disbaled badge holders. The nearest path onto the Eastern Moors is 50m walk down the road and has steps up to the gate.
Shillito Woods car park is free of charge. The picnic site is in the car park and easily accessed by all users. Access onto the Eastern Moors from here is by a narrow gate on the opposite side of the road and down a steep hill, or alternatively is a 100m walk down the road to a wide gate and well surfaced wide bridleway.
Surprise View car park is managed by the Peak Distict National Park Authority and is pay and display card only. Access from here onto the Eastern Moors is by several wide gates. Footpaths beyond can be narrow, uneven and sloped.
Getting around inside
Getting around outside
Curbar Gap picnic site
Shillito Woods picnic site