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Mill Hill (Ashop Head)
544m (1785ft)

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


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86th highest in England,
197th in England & Wales

Walk Mill Hill (Ashop Head) walking UK Mountains in The Dark Peak Area The Peak District National Park Derbyshire, England

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) Summit

Photo: Ben Lockett

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You can walk to the top of Mill Hill (Ashop Head) by using any of these 5 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk d320 Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:1,328ft (405m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d135 Kinder Downfall from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9ml (14.5km)
Ascent:1,689ft (515m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Classic high level route across Kinder Scout

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.75ml (14km)
Ascent:2,192ft (688m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d321 Mill Hill and Middle Moor from Hayfield

Two ascents - Two superb view points

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:2,074ft (632m)
Time:5½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.25ml (19.5km)
Ascent:2,189ft (667m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Mill Hill (Ashop Head) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

hannah1507 walked up Mill Hill (Ashop Head) on April 8th, 2023 [from/via/route] d186 Kinder Scout & Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield [with] Solo

Tony Halliday climbed Mill Hill (Ashop Head) on July 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked up at snake pass & took Pennine way [with] Only went with Jimmy my boarder terrier [weather] Cloudy start & cool the higher we got the worse the visibility not great for views - Dry but very cloudy great under foot but zero views not the best walk over moorland in low cloud

Christine Shepherd bagged Mill Hill (Ashop Head) on February 23rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Birchen Clough using walk d263. [with] On my own [weather] Blue skies & sunshine - A really enjoyable walk with lots of interesting stone formations. A very gentle ascent to this summit

Margaret Richards hiked Mill Hill (Ashop Head) on September 12th, 2008 [from/via/route] Pennine Way [with] Don

Andrew Heath summited Mill Hill (Ashop Head) during September, 1998 [from/via/route] Edale [with] David [weather] Sunny

Nicola Parkinson conquered Mill Hill (Ashop Head) on March 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] d320 from Birchin Clough [with] Stu [weather] Misty, windy, rainy.

Wyn Griffiths has scaled Mill Hill (Ashop Head) [from/via/route] From Hayfield via Lantern Pike, & Burnt Hill [with] Me [weather] Dry, clody - Lovely pleasant eal - D321

Wayne Linley walked up Mill Hill (Ashop Head) on October 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] Bowden bridge hayfield, -william clough [with] my fiancee shirley [weather] good, though breezy once clear of the clough, part of our route to kinder downfall - good point to reach, makes navigation check a lot easier!

Andrew Joss climbed Mill Hill (Ashop Head) on October 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Hayfield & Lantern Pike [with] Barbara [weather] Sunny

Patrick Rogozinski, Steve Lockett, Martin Greenwood, Paul Woodburn, Louise Sandwith, Geoffrey Robertshaw, Louis Smith and Mark Davidson have all walked, climbed & bagged Mill Hill (Ashop Head).

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

The Kinder Plateau from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

The Kinder Plateau from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Ben Lockett (4)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) summit cairn

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (732)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout and Chinley Churn with Hayfield nestling below from Lantern Pike

Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout and Chinley Churn with Hayfield nestling below from Lantern Pike

Photo: Richard Hooper (11)

Kinder Scout from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Kinder Scout from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Robert Hardy (14)

The Pennine Way where it climbs up to Kinder Scout from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

The Pennine Way where it climbs up to Kinder Scout from Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Stella Whittaker (4)

The remains of a crashed aircraft on Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

The remains of a crashed aircraft on Mill Hill (Ashop Head)

Photo: Maurice Surname (1)

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) from the huge cairn on the western edge of The Kinder Plateau

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) from the huge cairn on the western edge of The Kinder Plateau

Photo: Ben Lockett (5)

Looking down William Clough to a snowy and frozen Kinder Reservoir from near Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout

Looking down William Clough to a snowy and frozen Kinder Reservoir from near Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (7)

Lantern Pike summit with Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout and<br>Chinley Churn and Hayfield beyond

Lantern Pike summit with Mill Hill (Ashop Head), Kinder Scout and
Chinley Churn and Hayfield beyond

Photo: Richard Hooper (12)

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)

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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