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South Head (Hayfield)
494m (1621ft)

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


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South Head (Hayfield) Summit

Photo: Simon Jacks

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Walk d254 Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

A steady climb to high level views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:1,808ft (551m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d168 Mount Famine from Slackhall

Lanes and track with superb views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.75ml (12.5km)
Ascent:1,650ft (503m)
Time:4½ hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

A steady climb to high level views

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.75ml (17km)
Ascent:2,242ft (683m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d262 South Head and Mount Famine from Hayfield

Fine views away from the crowds

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.5mls (17km)
Ascent:2,468ft (752m)
Time:6.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield

Bridget bagging splendour away from the crowds

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 13.5ml (21.5km)
Ascent:2,914ft (888m)
Time:7.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited South Head (Hayfield) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged South Head (Hayfield)

Angela Haworth walked up South Head (Hayfield) on September 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] Kinder Road- Mount Famine- South Head - Brown Knoll - Edale Cross - Kinder Road [with] companion [weather] Dry

Charles Wrigley Wrigley climbed South Head (Hayfield) on June 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Bowdon Bridge - The Ashes - Coldwell Clough - South Head Farm - South Head - Mount Famine - Bridleway [with] LAR [weather] Cloudy, Rain on summit South Head & Very Windy - lunch on bridge over River Sett source, Chucked A Apple off Mount Famine for laughing at Rose apple rolling off & meanness!

Christine Shepherd bagged South Head (Hayfield) on March 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Bowden Bridge using walk d254. [with] On my own [weather] Bright & dry with a very cold wind. - A lovely walk. Great views from this summit.

Joanne Mcgawley hiked South Head (Hayfield) on May 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Hayfield to Cracken Edge to South Head & Mount Famine [with] Rich [weather] Amazing. Sunny but nice cool breeze. - 11.12 miles

Andrew Joss summited South Head (Hayfield) on November 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hayfield via Kinder Downfall, Kinder Low & Brown Knoll [with] Barbara, Mick, Pippa and Benson [weather] Cold & Windy

Geoffrey Robertshaw and Mark Davidson have both walked, climbed & bagged South Head (Hayfield).

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of South Head (Hayfield)

South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from the Pennine Bridleway near Elle Bank

South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from the Pennine Bridleway near Elle Bank

Photo: Simon Jacks (16)

South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (748)

The paved path between Brown Knoll and South Head (Hayfield)

The paved path between Brown Knoll and South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Simon Jacks (9)

South Head (Hayfield) from the top of Mount Famine

South Head (Hayfield) from the top of Mount Famine

Photo: Simon Jacks (12)

Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (750)

The view from South Head (Hayfield)

The view from South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (749)

South Head (Hayfield)

South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Simon Jacks (10)


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