Peak District cafes + tearooms

For everyone that loves a walk followed by a huge piece of cake this list is for you! The Peak District has so many wonderful independent cafes and tearooms and it’s hard to pick a favourite.

Here is a list of Peak District cafes and tearooms recommended by walkers, including my own personal favourites too. 

Please get in touch if you’d like to let us know about any good Peak District cafes or tearooms to add to the list.

Pollys Cottage Milldale

Polly’s Cottage (Takeaway) in Milldale

Cake from Roaches Tearoom

Delicious cake at The Roaches Tearoom

Penny Pot Cafe Edale

The Penny Pot Cafe in Edale

cafes + tearooms recommended by walkers


View walks from Baslow here. (Birchen Edge is a great walk from Robin Hood)


View all Castleton walks here. (Mam Tor is the classic walk from Castleton)


View walks from Curbar here.


View all Edale walks here.



View walk from Hope here.



View walks from Langsett here.


Polly’s Cottage, Millway Lane, Milldale, Alstonefield, DE6 2GB (Takeaway only)

View walks from Milldale and Alstonefield here.

Upper Hulme

View walks from Upper Hulme here.

Peak District charity patches

Peak District Walks have their own charity patches raising funds for the 'Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation' (charity no. 506681) - supporting the seven Mountain Rescue Teams in the Peak District. Order our very own 'Peak District Walks' design or select from one of our location patches - Mam Tor, Kinder Scout, Thorpe Cloud, The Roaches or Win Hill patch. Please visit our shop below. If you'd like to know when new designs are created, join our mailing list here to be notified.

Read about the charity here.

Charity Patches

Mam Tor Patch


Charity Patches

Kinder Scout Patch


Charity Patches

Thorpe Cloud Patch


Charity Patches

The Roaches Patch


Charity Patches

Win Hill Patch


Charity Patches

Peak District Walks Patch

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More information on the Peak District, including transport options, where to stay, best Peak District pubs + other useful resources.

Check out the 7 YHAs in the Peak District and find the best walks direct from your accommodation.

Find out what maps you will need for your trip here.

Top tips - Read our useful guides on hiking tips here.

Guided Walks with an introduction to map reading (see dates here).

Visit our hiking recommendations page, (footwear, clothes + kit).

Or get in touch and I will help as best I can :).