Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk  5/5 (1)

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Route Summary: This walk includes the Hewitt of Kinder Scout

This walk includes the Nuttall of Kinder Scout

12.35 km 486 m

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

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Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

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Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk Route Map and GPX Download

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Kinder Scout Moorland Edge Walk Details

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

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