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Kinder Scout
636m (2087ft)

The Dark Peak Area, The Peak District, Derbyshire, England

Kinder Scout is the highest point in The Peak District National Park and the highest point in the county of Derbyshire.


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156th highest in England,
265th in England & Wales

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Walk Kinder Scout walking UK Mountains in The Dark Peak Area The Peak District National Park Derbyshire    England

Kinder Scout Summit

Photo: Ben Lockett

You can find Kinder Scout & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Peak District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL1 The Peak District - Dark Peak area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

110 Sheffield & Huddersfield, Glossop & Holmfirth


See Kinder Scout and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Kinder Scout and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Map:


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You can walk to the top of Kinder Scout by using any of these 5 easy-to-follow route maps:

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Kinder Scout Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Kinder Scout

Shirley Philips has walked up Kinder Scout [from/via/route] Edale

Ian Mackenzie climbed Kinder Scout on July 10th, 2012 [with] Me, myself and I [weather] All weathers - Been up here a few times

Angela Haworth bagged Kinder Scout on July 30th, 2006 [from/via/route] Edale - Grindslow Knoll- Kinder - Kinder Downfall - Kinder Low - Jacobs Ladder - Edale [with] Companion [weather] Dry

Mark Hazelton hiked Kinder Scout on August 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] Edale, Jacobs Ladder, Kinder Scout [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Sunny - Very boggy missed the track

Tony Halliday summited Kinder Scout on July 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] camped in edale started & ended walk from here [with] sally halliday jimmy boo and George our 3 dogs [weather] really good weather conditions however very widy at summit - really good weekend good weater one of our favourite places to walk edale

Julie Hill conquered Kinder Scout on November 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Edale [with] Dave Hill [weather] Sunny , windy,

Catherine Hill scaled Kinder Scout on March 10th, 2006 [from/via/route] Not sure, can't remember. [with] Mitu [weather] Grey, cloudy, misty. - En-route home from weekend visiting friends in Bolton.

Nicky Kelly walked up Kinder Scout on August 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] D296 Jacobs ladder from Edale [with] Myself [weather] Very windy at the top but the weather stayed sunny all day

Andy Buxton climbed Kinder Scout during August, 1972 [from/via/route] Glossop! [with] Martyn Park, Jim Lapworth, Dave Ashford [weather] Sunny, dry, hot (and still boggy) - Too long a tale to tell here...

Angela Moroney bagged Kinder Scout during May, 2018 [with] YMC

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Kinder Scout

Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (10)

My friends and me on Kinder Scout

My friends and me on Kinder Scout

Photo: Maccs Pescatore (1)

*The Edale Valley and Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

*The Edale Valley and Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: David Hadsley (4)

More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (102)

Ringing Roger, Kinder Scout

Ringing Roger, Kinder Scout

Photo: Ian Windle (34)

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Mermaid's Pool from near the Kinder Downfall, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (23)

Rocks on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Rocks on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (729)

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Photo: Stewart Green (4)

*Panoramic view from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

*Panoramic view from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: David Hadsley (5)

My wife and Billy the dog on Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

My wife and Billy the dog on Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Terry Maw (6)

The Snake Pass from Crookstone Knoll (Kinder Scout)

The Snake Pass from Crookstone Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Ian Windle (38)

Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) summit

Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (728)

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond

Photo: Mick Coxon (1)

The surprisingly sandy bed of the River Kinder on The Kinder Plateau, Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

The surprisingly sandy bed of the River Kinder on The Kinder Plateau, Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Peter Royle (29)

Lost on a misty Kinder Scout in the Great Grimpen Mire

Lost on a misty Kinder Scout in the Great Grimpen Mire

Photo: Bob Ferguson (94)

The River Kinder flowing towards the waterfall at Kinder Downfall on the Kinder Scout Plateau

The River Kinder flowing towards the waterfall at Kinder Downfall on the Kinder Scout Plateau

Photo: David Morecroft (6)

Leygatehead Moor (left), William Clough and Kinder Reservoir (right) with Kinder Scout on the horizon from White Brow

Leygatehead Moor (left), William Clough and Kinder Reservoir (right) with Kinder Scout on the horizon from White Brow

Photo: Alison Everett (2)

Lady Clough from Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Lady Clough from Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Andy Harrison (1)

Field of wild flowers after Kinder Scout, towards Edale

Field of wild flowers after Kinder Scout, towards Edale

Photo: Andrew Wright (2)

The Tower at Alport Castles in the snow with Kinder Scout in the background

The Tower at Alport Castles in the snow with Kinder Scout in the background

Photo: Jim Worley (3)


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