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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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208th highest in England,
357th in England & Wales

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47th highest in England,
710th highest in Great Britain

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

Kinder Scout Summit

Photo: Ben Lockett

Kinder Scout is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL1
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 110
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Kinder Scout is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:


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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 [from/via/route] Edale

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

Angela Haworth bagged 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 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 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 on November 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Edale [with] Dave Hill [weather] Sunny , windy,

Catherine Hill scaled 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 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 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 during May, 2018 [with] YMC

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

Chris on top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Chris on top of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Linda Tweed (1)

Pym Chair and Crowden Tower from the Pennine Way near Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Pym Chair and Crowden Tower from the Pennine Way near Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Dorsal Finn (77)

On Crookstone Knoll (Kinder Scout)

On Crookstone Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Ian Windle (37)

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Kinder Scout and the Edale Valley from Hollins Cross

Photo: Mark Edwards (8)

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Photo: Stewart Green (4)

Lady Clough from Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Lady Clough from Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Andy Harrison (1)

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)

Carl Morris at a snowy Edale Station with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the background

Carl Morris at a snowy Edale Station with Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout) in the background

Photo: Mike Hart (9)

An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

An interesting rock on the top of Upper Tor, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (22)

Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor

Looking towards Kinder Scout from Mam Tor

Photo: Rob Barklamb (62)

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond from White Brow

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond from White Brow

Photo: David Atherton (10)

Kinder Scout (The Edge) in the snow from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Kinder Scout (The Edge) in the snow from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Mark Edwards (3)

On Edale Head looking towards Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) from Noe Stool (Edale)

On Edale Head looking towards Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) from Noe Stool (Edale)

Photo: Ian Windle (43)

The River Kinder flowing through the peat hags on The Kinder Scout Plateau

The River Kinder flowing through the peat hags on The Kinder Scout Plateau

Photo: David Morecroft (8)

The Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

The Kinder Plateau from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: David Hadsley (2)

Kinder Scout from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Kinder Scout from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Robert Hardy (14)

The Great Ridge - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope and Castleton under the mist from Mam Tor

The Great Ridge - Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge), Rushup Edge, Kinder Scout, The Vale of Edale, Edale, Hollins Cross, Back Tor (Hollins Cross), Lose Hill (Ward's Piece), Hope and Castleton under the mist from Mam Tor

Photo: Craig Carter (49)

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (99)

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Snow on Kinder Scout from Alport Castles

Photo: Les Singleton (3)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) and the top of William Clough from the large cairn W of The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) and the top of William Clough from the large cairn W of The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Peter Royle (31)


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