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Kinder Scout

Address: Peak District National Park, England
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Type: Geologic Formations, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Hiking
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Type: Geologic Formations, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Hiking

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Loved and hated the difficult trail - from muddy to rocky, from well defined path to lost in high grass!!! You find yourself pushing beyond you think you're capable of and the views are there to help you along:-) Will be returning in another season:-)

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
47 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I was walking the pennine way so this was late day one and day two starting with gentle climb out of the edale then follow backbreaking child up jacob ladder and some impressive views I then put up my tent enjoy misty but with some nice views start the next day.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A good circular walk around a fair bit of the plateau. I walked from Edale village up to Ringing Roger, across Grindsbrook skyline etc to the top of Jacobs's Ladder, across to Kinder Low, past the Kinder Downfall (with a bit of blowback) to the far corner (the Pennine Way exit) - conditions were ok. I then walked across the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a challenging walk with the added bonus of spectacular views and the waterfall, Kinder Downfall. We always begin and end at Hayfield doing the circular route. (Other reviews have detailed this route). Be sure to go fully prepared because conditions can change quickly. This is a great, great walk. And The Royal Hotel in Hayfield is a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I gave myself 3 hours to walk from Edale train station to the top of Kinder Scout. Unfortunately I had my camera with me so it took a lot longer. Absolutely stunning views and recommend this place to anyone. I am 18 and easily walked this on my own. Ate at the Old Nags Head in Edale and it was... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
99 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Kinderscout in the Edale valley is a mountain full of beauty and mystery There are lots of wonderful surprises to be discovered and wondered at The Kinder downfall is a puzzler as well as a place of beauty There are rock formations on top that will blow your mind It can be enjoyed in all weathers but please take precautions... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Third visit to one of the places in Peak District National Park in less then 2 months and what more you can ask for. This is one of the places you would want to scale on a clear day with high visibility because the 360 degree views from the top as breathtaking and simply one of the best in Peak... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was a wonderful hike for an Aussie's first trip to the Peak District. The paths were a bit difficult to follow, but this is country beautiful enough that you don't mind getting lost. http://wordsandwilds.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/peaking-the-peaks-district-kinder-scout-and-stanage-edge/

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Leicester
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88 reviews 88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have climbed here at least 4 times and I give a word or two of warning, if you are not experienced take great care and go well prepared, map, compass, decent clothing, boots, spare socks and shoes, even a change of clothes, torch, food and drink, a mobile phone as you may get a signal in an emergency. The... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A hard to moderate walk and not for the inexperienced even in good weather. Once on the Kinder Scout plateau there are no way markers or signs. Also the footpaths are not always clearly obvious. Good OS maps or routes are a must as is a compass. Very easy to become disorientated in the peat gullies. Well worth the climb... More 

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