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Address: Peak District National Park, England

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Great walk on a clear day

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Started at Edale and did the 'tops' walk around. Absolutely stunning views everywhere you look! Make sure you take a drink with you and maybe an energy bar as if you plan to climb only 1 hill, you will change your mind once you get up there! The weather changes quite quick too so be prepared for any weather. Well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We went to Kinder Scout in 3 groups and arranged to met at one of the pubs in Edale. Unfortunately, the car I was in had a puncture and by the time we had changed the tyre we could not get hold of our friend as they had no reception once in Edale (O2 seems to work there). I telephone... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Beginning at Edale and the start of the Pennine Way, this was a terrific walk on a sunny cold spring day. An easy start with a couple of steep uphill sections, but good under foot with established paths. Spectacular scenery across moorland & boulder fields with great views everywhere. A popular walk at the weekend, there were plenty of people... More 

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