Hire out the Woodhead Barn

The Woodhead Barn located at the team's HQ has been recently refurbished & makes an ideal location for conferences, seminars and training.

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Forthcoming Events


Our annual Grin n’ Bear it event takes place in and around Langsett. There will be 25km fell race, a 17km walk and an 8km family walk. Guaranteed to be a great day whatever the weather!

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Featured News Item

An update on our youngest trainee

  Martha has had a busy few weeks since we introduced her to you. She has been to see the team a number of times and it has to be said she brings out the soft side in all that [...]

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Latest Incident for the Team

April 26th 13:24

We had been exercising in Wharncliffe woods this morning practiceing treating Mountain Bike accidents. In the afternoon we were called back to the same area to do it for real when a Mountain Biker hit a tree just across the [...]

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Peak District Weather Report

About Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team

The team is a volunteer search and rescue service covering South Yorkshire, the Peak District and surrounding areas. We rely entirely on donations from the public and sponsorship from businesses to fund our operations.

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Search and rescue dogs

Abbie is a fully trained search and rescue dog. She is a Blue Merle Border Collie born in 2005. Her handler Ken Sloan is a long serving member of Woodhead Team.

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We need your help !

We are a charity that relies entirely on sponsorship from businesses and donations from the general public to fund our operations. Find out more »