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!

Featured News Item

A Sad Tale of a Frustrated Man. Part 3.

Those of you with long memories or low boredom thresholds may remember ‘Sad tale of a frustrated man’ which revolved around my frustrations trying to replace a defective lock on the back door of the Land Rover.   Well, we [...]

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Latest Incident for the Team

April 7th 16:45

Together with Edale MRT and Sarda dogs, we were tasked by Derbyshire Police to search for a Mountain Biker who had set off from Ladybower and become  lost on the Howden Moors. Having no map, he could only give 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 are a charity that relies entirely on sponsorship from businesses and donations from the general public to fund our operations. Find out more »