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Fab January walk

Well a dry day with low cloud at the top hid the views from the top of Kinder Scout for most of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
skimadcyclist
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Rugby, United Kingdom
Fantastic Views and Where to Find Them

Lovely piece of relatively un-spoilt countryside, lots of parking areas around, lots of pubs, lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tripelthreat
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Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well a dry day with low cloud at the top hid the views from the top of Kinder Scout for most of our walk, but with what you could see it was stunning. Very windy. Sometimes it was tricky to find the paths over the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely piece of relatively un-spoilt countryside, lots of parking areas around, lots of pubs, lots of tea rooms, lovely!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth walking this Plateau. Took a few hours but well worth it on a beautiful sunny day, took the dog too. Can we a little tricky up Jacobs Ladder but well worth it when you’ve done it. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been so many times! A beautiful peak! Very large with multiple walking routes. Some of which can be moderately challenging. A quick Google search and you'll find lots of detailed walking routes around Kinder Scout with some very impressive scenery both on the way up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We took the circular route following the guide book starting at the bridge by Hayfield camping and caravanning park. The route when you get past the reservoir at times is a bit awkward as you are following a narrow path crossing streams as you make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Very easy to get to from major Uk cities by road...even by train to Edale station . Trail from Edale is about six hours. You need to be experienced walkers . Arrive early in summer as car park fills up. Make sure the weather forecast...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Kinder is a fantastic but increasingly popular place, with a plateau circumference of nearly 20 miles it's hard to argue that there is not something for everyone of all abilities. Although on a sunny day sum of the routes up can appear to be a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jon-branston
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Decided to challenge myself by climbing the highest mountain in the Peak District, left from Edale at the Nags Head Pub. Signposted Pennine Way went up Jacobs Ladder. I am physically fit and did not struggle...literally made man steps, rubble and boulders. Fortunately I met...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank louiseLRuk
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely Stunning, well worth the views. Jacobs ladder was a little tough, but once you hit Kinder, just take it all in and breath!!! Loved it!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was the first time I have approached from the west having previously walked clockwise from Edale. A great walk from Hayfield via the reservoir and William Clough.

Date of experience: August 2018
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HelNinny
27 May 2018|
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Response from Colin4Wall | Reviewed this property |
It might be rather tiring as the ground is uneven and there are quite some steps on the way up Jacobs Ladder. It would be a challenge so I would recommend going with a friend who is patient and will stick by you. I would... More
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Natalia M
16 April 2018|
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Response from Derbyshirewalker76 | Reviewed this property |
Jacobs ladder, park at Upper Booth, a solid surface and is easy to follow path. A two year old is going to struggle with the terrain and distance.
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2 April 2018|
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Response from Kev_235 | Reviewed this property |
I usually park at Bowden Bridge car park or side of the road for free parking if I'm doing Kinder Scout from Hayfield end. It is just over 3 miles from the car park to the Kinder Downfall walking past the Kinder... More
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