Its first mention in history was in 1066, when it was known as "Hereseige."
Today, Hathersage is known for its beautiful countryside estates and villas, its literary history - having ties to Robin Hood and Jane Eyre, and its moors and cliffs.
People Born in Hathersage
Hathersage in People's Lives
Michael Fassbender: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie Jane Eyre. We filmed on location around the town and at North Lee's Hall.
Ruth Wilson: I traveled here in 2005 to film scenes of the TV-miniseries Jane Eyre.