Hathersage village in the Hope Valley might only be small in size, but its location in the Peak District National Park means that it is a hugely popular tourist destination. Its ancient stone buildings and winding roads are steeped in history and character, with stunning scenery providing a head-turning backdrop. Many visitors head to Stanage Edge, which is beloved of walkers, climbers and birdwatchers. The historic mills of the industrial revolution provide a rich atmosphere, and history lovers will enjoy exploring the beautiful area that inspired Charlotte Bronte's fictional village of 'Norton'. In addition its natural beauty, there are excellent cafes, bars and restaurants in Hathersage, catering for all tastes and budgets.