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Beautifull red waters

Its a challenge to get up to the top of the fall but once up there you soon realise its worth every... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Waterfallcouple
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Walsall, United Kingdom
via mobile
Under estimated

A beautiful walk. Absolutely stunning! Acsess via grindsbrook not suitable for small children... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
lovethepeaks
via mobile
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“jacobs ladder” (27 reviews)
“pennine way” (22 reviews)
“trig point” (6 reviews)
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Peak District National Park, England
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"rock formations"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a challenge to get up to the top of the fall but once up there you soon realise its worth every up hill step.lovemy red water and spray backs from the falls. Id take a rucksack with food and drink and sit up the...More

3  Thank Waterfallcouple
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful walk. Absolutely stunning! Acsess via grindsbrook not suitable for small children although in my opinion it's the best route. Area prone to low cloud which can and will quickly roll in given the the right conditions, for this reason it's best to check...More

2  Thank lovethepeaks
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Edale and Kinder are (in my opinion) the best bits of the Peaks. The climb from upper booth via Jacobs Ladder is clearly marked and firm under foot. Once you have made it up there the wander to Kinder downfall is certainly worth the effort....More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Kinder Scout is classed as a mountain, it only stands at a modest 636m, but the fact is this mountain is regularly underestimated. If its plateau of peat hags continued upwards to a pointy summit, the mountain would be similar to Snowdon in height. It’s...More

Thank JohnTrws
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Twice I've been to the peaks and both times the weather has been against me and I've yet to climb Kinder downfall. Either way, we scrambled nearly all the way up the stream to the last 100m but the waterfall was just too strong/slippy to...More

1  Thank Coreyjames H
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Went up there by myself and wrote several poems. Was blown away by the sheer bleakness and beauty of the scenery with the rocky surface, the boggy land which has been managed with the laying of a path, the boulders and valleys. VIEW OVER DERBYSHIRE...More

1  Thank Colin4Wall
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The walk was a good challenge in a good way for my girlfriend and I. The weather on the plateau was really poor so we missed out on the views. Definitely prepare well but the walk is well worth the challenge. Follow the trail well,...More

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Kinder Scout is just one of those places you must go if you like the outdoors. No matter what time of year you go it just keeps on giving. Kinder Scout summit is a natural peat environment. Very flat but doe's have a actual trig...More

3  Thank Kev_235
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Lots of folk up on't'hill desite the howling wind. Kinder Downfall was defying gravity! The sun came out towards the end of the walk illuminating the stunning views.

Thank cornishdefenseleague
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

I did this walk with my son, who has completed his Duke of Edinburgh and some seasoned walkers. We were camping opposite the Mass Trespass car park, and there is a circular walk that starts there and takes around 6 hours. There are some steep...More

1  Thank Stuart W
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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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Natalie C
3 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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Widyan N
18 June 2017|
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Response from Safiya S | Reviewed this property |
To be honest it's not a challenging route most ways, theres a local centre with a map and depending on how long you have to spend you can pick a route
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