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Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk

By Dave Roberts   

on February 20, 2015    5/5 (1)

Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk

Further Details

Route Summary:

This walk includes the Hewitt of Kinder Scout

This walk includes the Nuttall of Kinder Scout

Route Start Location:

12.35 km 486 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: 

Summits and Places on this Route


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Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk

This route from Edale follows the Pennine Way initially as far as Edale Cross, before following the good path along the edge of the Kinder Plateau. It then descends to Edale via Grindsbrook Clough.

The rock sculptures, such as the Wool Packs, are a particular feature of this route, and can be quite unnerving in thick mist if not expected! There’s also extensive restoration work being undertaken to restore the peat bog habitat.

Click here to view the full description and download the route in a new window (external site). The link to the ‘vision’ doesn’t work on the NT site, so there’s the NT High Peak Moors Vision and Plan

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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