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Address: Peak District National Park, England

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A good walk with a rock scramble

We started at Edale and headed up Grindsbrook. This is a great rock scramble, but it can get a bit busy during the school holidays. Once at the top we walked on to Pym Chair... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started at Edale and headed up Grindsbrook. This is a great rock scramble, but it can get a bit busy during the school holidays. Once at the top we walked on to Pym Chair, across the peat moor to Kinder Downfall and on to Kinder Scout. Ascending down Jacob's Ladder gives your knees a workout and in a hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm pretty sure my friend and I got to the top of Kinder Scout, but the weather wasn't great, and we definitely didn't walk on a path to get down. Despite the poor weather, the views were good and the round walk from Edale, up Jacob's Ladder, and across to Grindslow Knoll, is still a good day's walk! For the... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have done the kinder scout with my husband and friends on a nice summer day and had a brilliant day. Easy enough walk, stunning views, magnificent rock formations, breath taking scenes of the mountains as backdrop. Took us 5 1/2 hours including the picnic on top and picture taking of course. Was very tired coming down but the pub at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went up Kinder Scout via William Clough from the Hayfield Campsite. Walked along the edge and down via Kinder Low end.

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Hradec Kralove Region, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there with my friends and we really enjoyed it. To climb Kinder Scout isn´t very difficult and the view from the crest around Kinder Scout is unforgetable. We were very lucky to have sunny day and we even burnt our faces and ears! I would recommend this trip to families and even to older people, there is a... More 

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Bunbury western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

AMAZING is the only word to describe our walk at Kinder Scout today. We were looking for a day out of the city so caught the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Edale and walked through the town up Grinds Brook, across the ridge past the wind eroded rocks and down Jacobs ladder. The hike up Grinds Brook is pretty tough,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I walked (and pushed my road bike) from the Kinder Reservoir to Edale and while it was a rough terrain, the views were really lovely. I walked up to the Kinder Scout Low Trig point. There were some rocks appropriate for bouldering and a few people climbing there. It would have been more comfortable to be without a bike, but... More 

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Heanor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Having done Mam Tor recently we thought our next trek should be a little harder so decided on kinder Scout, going up Jacob's ladder and down Grinds brook Clough!! if you aren't used to walking and have a poor fitness level do not attempt this route. Jacob's ladder was the hardest climb I have done to date (and I consider... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

My husband and me began our walk to the top through Crowded Clough. It begins along the Pennine way but bifurcates off before Jacobs ladder..quite easy early on but gets pretty steep near the top. Enjoyable climb up along the stream through the rocks. Also, when we went, the stream was not really at its best, but i can imagine... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Most people climb up to the Kinder Scout from the Edale side - but we enjoyed a fabulous walk from just outside of Hayfield (on the other side). We drove through Hayfield following signs for a campsite there - where there is a small car park. This is a pay and display but the road leading to the carpark is... More 

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