Kinder Scout, Peak District National Park

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  • Didn't pick best day to go up but I would recommend going if weather was a bit better ( it is August !!) Went up from hayfield and would recommend following waterfall up to left of mountain and...  more »
  • Really lovely walk out of Bowden Bridge car park. Far reaching views and you can do longer or shorter walk if you want to. There are some steep bits but a very enjoyable route with lovely views...  more »
  • We did Kinder Scout on Saturday. We started from a car park (Bowden Bridge) in Hayfield and did a circular walk. It took us just under 6 hours to do including stopping a few times. It was a steep.....  more »
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  • This is my favourite climb. I go via Grindlestone and climb up through the various water falls, up to the top and come back down Jacobs ladder. So much fun, and my dog loves it!
  • On a clear day there's brilliant views at the top. As far as getting up there, there is some easier routes but then some very technical one's so make sure you plan ahead!
  • Highest point in the Peak District scene of the original mass trespass. Kinder looms over Manchester and is still an impressive area of wilderness, difficult to navigate in fog or low cloud. Can also quickly turn cold and wet. Quite tough climb but well worth the effort. Flat when you get up to the plateau.
  • Spent over 4 (on and off)years working on kinder scout restoring the moorland, erosion control, brash spreading, coir logs... the walks up are varied (easier routes to harder routes) the views on a clear day are amazing.
  • advice...take an ordnance survey map, compass, possibly a decent GPS unit...and do your research. beautiful area, but treacherous if fog or mist or torrential rain intrudes... wear the right clothes and the plateau is amazing.☺

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