The Hope Valley Bird Watchers Club recording area is bounded by:
- Ashopton viaduct in the north
- Calver Bridge in the south
- Gritstone edges from Bamford along Stanage Edge (from Dennis
Knoll track), through Burbage and Froggatt to Curbar
- Western end of Edale in the west
The area includes the following villages: Edale, Castleton, Hope, Bradwell, Aston, Thornhill, Brough, Bamford, Hathersage, Grindleford, Nether Padley, Froggatt, Calver, Curbar, Stoney
Middleton, Eyam, Bretton and Abney.