Two Days in the Peak District – Kinder Scout and Mam Tor

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Route Summary: This walk includes the Hewitt of Kinder Scout

This walk includes the Nuttall of Kinder Scout

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27.8 km 1039 m

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Two Days in the Peak District – Kinder Scout and Mam Tor Route Map and GPX Download

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Two Days in the Peak District – Kinder Scout and Mam Tor Details

If you want to make the most of a weekend trip to the Peak District, then this route on the National Trust website is just the thing. You could, of course, walk it in one tough day!

Starting off from the railway station at Edale, you start off by following the Pennine Way, up Jacob’s Ladder to Kinder Low. It’s then back down to Edale, with a refreshment stop at the Nag’s Head before beginning uphill once more, over Hollins Cross and down to Castleton.

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The second day continues by ascending Winnats Pass and Mam Tor (or rather almost Mam Tor) and finishes off by descending Lose Hill to Hope and the train home.

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Photo credit: Paul Stevenson / Foter / CC BY

There’s a full description of the first day here, with the maps at the following links; day one, day two that can be printed off if needed.

Dave Roberts

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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