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awesome day walking

we spent a whole morning here walking. we parked at and followed the signs. I didn't realise that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Anti-clockwise from Edale!

We walked anti-clockwise picking up the Pennine Way at the back of Edale. The walk was moderate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judith M
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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Peak District National Park, England

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we spent a whole morning here walking. we parked at and followed the signs. I didn't realise that it takes you on pennine way which was pretty cool. head all the way to the centre where there are cool rocks where you can take some...More

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked anti-clockwise picking up the Pennine Way at the back of Edale. The walk was moderate until we got to Jacobs Ladder and was then a bit challenging. Worth it though, as there were great views from the top; including Kinder Reservoir and we...More

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kinder Scout is an old friend that I have been visiting for years. Back in the 80's during a particularly cold and snowy spring I supervised some baby pilots on a night navigation exercise in a blizzard. Back in the 90's I finished my north...More

Thank dik-bardon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pooch and I took a stroll up kinder for the first time a few months ago and loved it the place is stunning. What I would say is if you have never been up try to go with someone who has or be confident...More

1  Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Very comfortable trail with lovely scenery. Took me 4hrs with rest to complete the circuit starting from Bowden campsite carpark in Hayfield.

1  Thank Rana L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We did a circuit walk out through the yha along the top and then down course of a waterfall, called Jacobs ladder. The walk was great, we struggled finding the path up to the top, I'm sure the path was really a sheep pathway!! But...More

1  Thank Ang B
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A great climb with a decent view. The scramble up the waterfall was superb, traversing the plateau with good view was great . Go prepared with wet weather gear.

1  Thank uklon1976
Reviewed 18 July 2017

All those enjoying the delights of Kinder Scout and the surrounding moors and hills should perhaps pay a certain degree of homage to the Mass Trespass of Sunday 24th April 1932. At that time the summit of Kinder Scout was in private ownership and not...More

Thank RobinB1957
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Have to book in advance to camp ..to be sure of getting a spot ..kinder campsite..walking orwheelchair ideal for disable upto a certain point .. hayfield village is lovely restaruants/ chippy/ pubs/shops.

1  Thank gramane
Reviewed 1 July 2017

done Kinder a few times. when you get to the top the views are amazing. not for the unfit but not too difficult.

Thank patty187069
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Widyan N
17 June 2017|
Response from Safiya S | Reviewed this property |
To be honest it's not a challenging route most ways, theres a local centre with a map and depending on how long you have to spend you can pick a route
Amelia M
15 April 2017|
Response from Freddy E | Reviewed this property |
Depends from where you wanne start. There are several routes possible.. you can start from edale car park S33 7ZL you can start from the Hope Valley car park. S33 6RD Or Bowden Bridge Car Park SK22
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Peter D
30 June 2015|
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Response from Denise S | Reviewed this property |
Hi The best route would be from the Hayfield car park over the bridge and start the ascend. It is a well trodden pathway, so no need for a map. I would recommend going on a free walking tour with the Peak District Rangers... More