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tough hike but well worth it

we started off in edale and were heading towards kinder downfall, after crossing the sheep fields... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew C
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Lovely Loop

We stopped in Edale and started walking along the Penine Way. We didn’t have a map and decided to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ross H
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High Peak Park, Edale, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we started off in edale and were heading towards kinder downfall, after crossing the sheep fields and through the farmyards and along the foot of the hills we reached the bottom of jacobs ladder which has a lovely foot bridge and stream at the bottom....More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Edale and started walking along the Penine Way. We didn’t have a map and decided to explore independently. We didn’t know what to expect and the poor signage didn’t help. We ended up walking to Jacobs Ladder, along the fringes of Kinder...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk In a lovely area. I climbed grindsbrook then walked aling the top and down Jacobs ladder back to Edale. Amazing views

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jacobs Ladder is a great if strenuous walk to the top of Kinder Scout. We walked up with heavy rucksacks as we intended to camp around the peak of Kinder Scout but the vistas made it all worth while.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Edale is a special place where you can park up for a week and experience different walks everyday. Jacob’s ladder is a great way to get onto Kinder Scout Moor. The bridge and watercourse at the bottom of Jacob’s is an idyllic spot to stop...More

1  Thank Pat F
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I recommend if you are looking for a scenic route whilst walking/trekking. Views are spectacular and walking was not to strenuous in the recent hot spell.

Thank Kn0witall
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Pretty much as other people have described, the ascent is a bit of a slog on a hot day although the path is generally good quality and clear all the way. The view from the top is definitely worth it, a good place to linger...More

1  Thank Lorenzo H
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Such a lovely view when you arrive at the top of this ladder. Hard climb but worth it, take your time breath and enjoy.

Thank arabag
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

What took most people 2 hours, we took 3 hours evenwith the help of a walking pole. We got off from Edale and made our way from Old Nags Head pub. The walk was punishing even though I prepared for this walk. The ladder was...More

3  Thank wonder-luster
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Difficult going, especially on a summers day, but getting to and from the place is certainly worth the effort if you've never been to the area and want to take in some nice scenery in the sunshine and maybe punish your knees severely.

1  Thank Tom H
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terry d
19 August 2018|
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Response from Pat F | Reviewed this property |
There is a pay and display car park on the right just as you turn into the road leading up to Edale village(just before the railway bridge). It gets full quite early at weekends so depends what time you will be arriving
2 August 2018|
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Response from Alan A | Reviewed this property |
One must never be complacent in The Peak! Never take any road as safe but assess the walk first. I walk every week but never solo. Research is done before the walk! This area is remote so get a taxi as far as possible is my... More
30 January 2018|
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Response from Darlowolf | Reviewed this property |
Clear path to the ladder and always plenty of other walkers about. I wouldn't recommend this walk in poor weather-the moor is featureless in the mist and easy to lose the path-on a clear day it's wonderful and totally safe