Gardom's Edge: Roundhouse & Rock Art

A number of archaeological excavations on this rich historical site have uncovered many treasures. You can visit the site of a roundhouse dating back 3000 years, and there is widespread further evidence of bronze and iron age settlement - including rock art engraved into the gritstone, ring cairns and standing stones.

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Starting Point: National Park car park adjacent to the Robin Hood Inn (Ordnance Survey grid reference - SK280721)
Distance: 2.25 miles / 3.6 km
Grade: Moderate/Easy
Allow: 2 hours
Map: Explorer OL24 The Peak District - White Peak Area
Terrain: Muddy in places during wet periods. Fairly level route. Two stiles to cross
Nearest Town: Baslow

Travel Information:  The 170 bus service operates between Chesterfield and Baslow. The nearest car park is illustrated next to the start point.

For further information on places to eat and stay please follow the link to

For further information about the excavation here in the 1990's, visit the official gardoms edge excavation website and Peak Experience.


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