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Serious walking for Edale

But any reasonably fit person can do the round trip in 4-6 hours. Wonderful views and lots of space.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nick A
Derby, United Kingdom
One of the best day hikes from London

We did the Edale circular on a sunny/dry day; it’s very accessible however quite poorly marked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

But any reasonably fit person can do the round trip in 4-6 hours. Wonderful views and lots of space.

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a fan of hill walking, Kinder Scout just isn't as impressive as some of the other sights of the peak district, but still a great day out in the hills in the sunshine.

Thank Samuel_Loma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Edale circular on a sunny/dry day; it’s very accessible however quite poorly marked. This hike boasts some of the most astonishing views of the Peak District and diverse terrain and vegetation. I would strongly recommend bringing a map or GPS on a...More

Thank jutilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked a circular route from Edale, starting along the old Pennine Way route, and then across to Kinder Downfall before heading back via Jacobs Ladder. I'm glad I did it this way, as the route to the top is very uneven in places, and...More

2  Thank KeithJenner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely sunny day.Started from Edale car park.Followed sign for Grindsbrook Clough. Eventually after walking up a brook flowing down the Peakside which my teenage son found enjoyable we reached the top.Fantastic views lots of water and suncream then headed down the other side back to...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Hayfield (Bowden Bridge) up past Kinder Resevoir, up William Clough and on to Ashop Head before returning to the centre of Hayfield via Snake Path and back to Bowden Bridge along the river. This was tricky but achievable for our 6 &...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are big 60 + walkers and really enjoyed it walking up snake path! Recommend for the the views! Not too hard work but enough to keep us happy! There was a bit of a breeze as we walked and it was very pleasant!

2  Thank Happy60plus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once parked up we headed towards the reservoir. The was okay and presented some nice views as you headed up to the snake path. The snake path was quite average, gave some nice views and had a cool breeze. This then gave nice views overlooking...More

2  Thank louiearch93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a fabulous area , stunning scenery and good walking . We took our dog along with us from bowdon bridge , up William clough , onto kinder downfall and kinder low before decending back and into Hayfield . Definitely worth the effort !

Thank cliff d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been up onto Kinder Scout lots of times and always look forward to another visit. Lots of different paths to get up to the moor, views are brilliant and the wierd shaped stones, stones balanced on one another dotted around the edge of the moor...More

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helen N
27 May 2018|
Response from Colin4Wall | Reviewed this property |
It might be rather tiring as the ground is uneven and there are quite some steps on the way up Jacobs Ladder. It would be a challenge so I would recommend going with a friend who is patient and will stick by you. I would... More
Natalia M
16 April 2018|
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.
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