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


Route outline for walk d156:

Bowden Bridge  -  Hayfield  -  Booth Sheepwash  -  Farlands  -  Broad Clough  -  Kinderlow End  -  Three Knolls  -  Cluther Rocks  -  Red Brook  -  The Pennine Way  -  Kinder Downfall  -  Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)  -  Brown Knoll (Edale)  -  South Head (Hayfield)  -  Mount Famine  -  Elle Bank  -  The Pennine Bridleway  -  Tunstead House  -  Hayfield




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
3
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) at 633m (2078ft). Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Brown Knoll (Edale) at 569m (1867ft). Brown Knoll (Edale) is also known as an English Dewey (41st highest in England, 91st in England & Wales) The summit of Brown Knoll (Edale) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of South Head (Hayfield) at 494m (1621ft). South Head (Hayfield) is known as an English Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag:

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.


You can find more walks near this one 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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

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Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Brown Knoll (Edale) trig point

Brown Knoll (Edale) trig point

Photo: Simon Jacks (8)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - The Pennine Way on Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

The Pennine Way on Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Judith Thiery (4)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Toads crossing the road near Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Toads crossing the road near Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Photo: Christine Shepherd (752)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - My friend Wiktor on the top of Kinder Scout with Hayfield Reservoir shimmering below

My friend Wiktor on the top of Kinder Scout with Hayfield Reservoir shimmering below

Photo: Bartek Stanny (1)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Looking back to Grindsbrook, on the way to Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout)

Looking back to Grindsbrook, on the way to Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Peter Royle (19)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (79)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - The path up Kinderlow End from near Three Knolls

The path up Kinderlow End from near Three Knolls

Photo: Simon Jacks (2)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall on Kinder Scout

Kinder Downfall on Kinder Scout

Photo: Mike Kinsey (1)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Mist and low cloud over Grindsbrook Clough, Kinder Scout

Mist and low cloud over Grindsbrook Clough, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (21)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (750)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

Photo: Simon Jacks (11)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Look out! Giant toads! Sign near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Look out! Giant toads! Sign near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Photo: Simon Jacks (17)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (10)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (102)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - The River Kinder on Kinder Scout near Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder on Kinder Scout near Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stuart Sutton (1)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall with Kinder Reservoir beyond

Kinder Downfall with Kinder Reservoir beyond

Photo: Alison Everett (1)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Rob, Big Truck and Carl at the top of Kinder Downfall

Rob, Big Truck and Carl at the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (124)

Walk d156 Kinder Low (Kinder Scout), Brown Knoll (Edale), South Head (Hayfield) and Mount Famine from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - On Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

On Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Fran Brewin (1)


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