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Kinder Scout

Peak District National Park, England
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Type: Geologic Formations, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
99 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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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
59 helpful votes 59 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Well this walk is not for the fainthearted ! Don't expect any easy sections because they aren't any. Take lots of different clothing because the weather changes all the time. The surfaces found on Kinder vary immensely from large rocks to boggy areas plus a walk down a road that has recently been covered in hardcore. All in all I... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Have wanted to walk up Kinder Scout for years in the footsteps of the mass trespassers, whom we owe so much! Started from Edale, and headed up Jacobs Ladder, start of Penine Way. Headed to woolpacks and then descended via old penine way which was rather treacherous, but ok if you are fit and healty and sure footed (its a... More

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liverpool
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Prepare your legs and lungs if you're going to the top via Grindsbrook but well worth it. The tough scramble is rewarded with stunning views and weird and wonderful rock formations. The majority of the path is paved or worn dirt tracks but I suggest to bring a map as there is a lack of any helpful signs. Edale has... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A great walk starting from Bowden Bridge car park near Hayfield (car park fee- up to £4.50 a day or free on the side of the road). You can follow the path on the left hand side of the reservoir and then William Clough until you join the Penine Way or take the right turn and walk up the hill... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Absolutly beautiful part of the world . Stunning walks and views . Also some fantastic towns to visit in the nearby area . One word of warning , if you are walking on the high peak make sure you have suitable clothing as the weather can change in minutes .

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