The pretty village of Hope is situated where the River Noe and Peakshole Water meet, and has a range of hills to the north including Win Hill and Losehill. Hope village was mentioned in the Doomsday book as having both a priest and a church and the present church, dedicated to St Peter dates from around the 13th century and is famous for it's gargoyles, a Norman font and there is the stump of a Saxon Cross in the churchyard.
The village has a selection of cafes and pubs and has local greengrocers and a deli as well as farmers butchers and gallery. The town has an annual beer festival, well dressing and other events. There is a large campsite in the village and 4 star Spa hotel on its outskirts.
Just outside Hope, in the village of Brough, is the remains of the Roman Fort of Navio.