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Kinder Scout

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Address: Peak District National Park, England
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The tallest peak in the peaks

Lots of lovely walks but make sure you are kitted out for the conditions - it can be cold on top, the mist can come down and navigation isn't always easy whilst avoiding the bogs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ashley C
Edlesborough, United Kingdom

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Edlesborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of lovely walks but make sure you are kitted out for the conditions - it can be cold on top, the mist can come down and navigation isn't always easy whilst avoiding the bogs! Despite all that the views are spectacular and this is well worth the climb.

Thank Ashley C
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and my 6 friends followed Grindsbrook from Edale to Kinder Scout.This walk requires a good level of fitness to climb the rock scramble at the top of the brook. Our average age was late 60yrs but we are all regular ramblers. We did a circular walk back to Edale to include the Pennine way. We were given some directions... More 

Thank ruth j
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We walked this in October, it was beautiful. Make sure you have the right gear though, hiking boots and waterproofs are essential. Also take a map and know how to use it, there are pathways but it is very easy to take a wrong fork and become lost.

Thank jacnstevex
New Mills, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Good for regular walkers, hikers. go prepared for weather changes-the summit is prone to sudden changes. monitor weather before going, if visibility is poor, plan to do it another day. Allow 3-4.5 hours depending on fitness and ability. this is based on starting close to the reservoir and going via Williams Clough, across the top and back down. This walk... More 

Thank P C
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is the largest and grandest plateau in the 'Dark Peak'. It is a very fascinating area to hike in clear visibility but extremely imposing when there is mist around.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

There are various ways of doing Kinder. I usually park in Edale and walk either clockwise via Upper Booth and Jacobs Ladder,or anti clockwise up the Grindsbrook trail which involves a bit of a rock scramble. Once ascended via either of these routes (the hard bit !) you can start to appreciate the fantastic views. Forget about reaching a summit,Kinder... More 

1 Thank REwulf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We went here via Jacobs ladder , iTS Amazing when youre on top, great view!! Love iT !! Make sure you bring youre camera on a Nice day and dont forget a drink and snack because iT is a fair walk!

Thank Ilse R
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Kinder Scout is a huge plateau with its highest point at little above 2000 feet, and has no summit as such, even if it has 3 trig points. There are no spectacular views once the plateau is ventured upon; only a black morass interspersed with rough grass and wild cotton plants, and the odd grouse. Once the relative safety of... More 

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

If you enjoy walking and appreciate views its a must to visit here.Lots of other walks in the area if the weather is unsuitable.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Well worth climbing we were lucky enough to climb it in September 2015 with no clouds and no rain, it turned out to be a really hot day, not sure I would want to climb it in the rain

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