The Old Nags Head

The Old Nags Head is a low-ceilinged, stone-built, traditional country inn situated in a building dating back to 1577. The pub is filled with plenty of authentic character and charm. Boasting a wonderful location and great atmosphere, and having been voted in the top 20 country pubs in the UK by The Times, the Old Nags Head will have you coming back time after time.


We are more than a pint, we believe in bringing people together through good times and great hospitality.

  • Food
  • Sky Sports
  • BT Sport
  • Wifi
  • Accommodation
  • Dog Friendly
  • Cask Ale
  • Open Fire
  • Beer Garden
  • Car Park

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The Old Nags Head in Edale boasts two delightful cottages looking over the beautiful Edale countryside which will make you wish you never had to leave. Kinder Cottage and Grindsbrook Cottage, named after local walks and areas in the Edale Valleys, provide ramblers a fantastic place to stay and enjoy everything Edale has to offer.

Alongside the delightful modern décor and wonderful views you have one of the top 20 walking pubs in the UK on your doorstep and nothing is too much for our staff!

Both cottages boast great views of the surrounding countryside, alongside offering a modern, comfortable lounge with a flat-screen TV and a sofa. We also provide a fully equipped kitchen, fresh linen and towels upon request.


Kinder Cottage is a compact and delightful cottage sleeping four: 1 double, 1 single and 1 sofa bed in the lounge area. This is a great cottage for small family visits or even couple visits. What a fantastic location to spend some quality time with the loved ones.

Grindsbrook Cottage sleeps five: 1 double, 1 twin (bunk) and a sofa bed. This cottage is great for family visits and can accept small/medium, well-behaved dogs so you can make this cottage a home from home for your stay!

Long or short breaks are available. To find out more, book with us direct or contact us.

  • Start of the Pennine Way

    We proudly sit as the official start of the Pennine Way.

    Giving you the perfect place start your long venture up the Pennine Way!

  • Mam Tor and Kinder Scout

    Enjoy some of the most popular walks in Edale, Mam Tor and Kinder Scout, sat right on our doorstep!

    Check out these walking trails on the National Trust website!

The Old Nags Head

Sitting as the official start of The Pennine Way, The Old Nags Head will catch your eye immediately. The style of our pub is one like you don’t see in the modern day – dating back to 1577 you will want to take a second to take in everything that we have to offer! Inside you will find a beautifully warming fire amongst the several different rooms and snugs throughout the pub. Take a seat in cosy tap bar and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

Get in touch


Find us & opening times

Hope Valley,
S33 7ZD

  • Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 22:00 (Food Served From 12:00 - 20:00) (Drinks Last Orders 21:30)
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:00 (Food Served From 12:00 - 20:00) (Drinks Last Orders 21:30)
  • 01433 670 291