May 2022 The Woolpacks on Kinder  Dave and Chris led an adventurous guided walk to see the magnificent and fascinating Woolpacks.  For upcoming guided walks see our guided walks page.

April 2022  A busy stall. We were proud to be part of the Kinder Trespass 90th celebrations in Hayfield. Here’s Dave representing Walkers are Welcome in the stalls tent. There was a lot of interest in the guided walks. 

April 2022  Stile Action   Following our conversations with the National Trust, we are delighted to see that the stile on Dragon’s Back has been repaired. Thank you National Trust.

April 2022   The Kinder Trespass 90th     On 24th April, 1932, hundreds of men and women defied the law to walk over hills and moorland to the plateau of Kinder Scout, Derbyshire,in what would become the Peak District National Park.  Ninety years later, on 23-24th April 2022, Hayfield remembers the events of 1932.

Many walkers will be taking to the hills throughout the weekend, whilst the Saturday will see talks, stalls and music, organised by the Hayfield Kinder Trespass Group.

Join us around the Village Hall and outside the Royal Hotel to remember the events of 1932 and also to support current campaigns for access to our countryside.

March 2022  The Kinder Reservoir Circular 

Walkers are Welcome volunteers, Graham and John, led a great guided walk today up past 20 Trees, skirting past the shooting cabin, contouring above the Kinder Reservoir, down to the foot of William’s clough, then a clockwise direction around the reservoir and back into the village via Farlands. Beautiful weather and great company. A perfect day out.    For upcoming guided walks see our guided walks page. 

March 2022 Path Clearance

A group of  Walkers are Welcome volunteers cleared leaf debris from an important path within the village.  Many hands made light work. And a great deal of satisfaction.    Thanks to all the new volunteers who helped!

February 2022 Hayfield in the national News again!

Click on A great walk to a great pub : The Packhorse, Hayfield, Peak District,  to see The Guardian Newspaper on a walk, the pub, and the historic Kinder Trespass.


  August 2019  Hayfield has always been a friendly and welcoming village but now it’s official! Led by a new group, the village has just been officially accredited Walkers Are Welcome status by the national initiative which was set up to promote walking in areas with something different to offer. The aim of the group is to promote Hayfield as ‘walker-friendly’, to maintain local footpaths, to encourage local residents to walk more and to benefit local businesses by attracting tourism. They hope also to encourage walkers to use public transport where possible, and to park considerately.  The group has  received financial support from Hayfield Parish Council, the Hayfield Kinder Trespass Group and the Alpkit Foundation. There are plans to work with local Rangers, the Peak & Northern Footpaths Society, the Ramblers and other local walking groups, and particularly the very active Sustainable Hayfield group, to help promote the Walkers Are Welcome initiative.