Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way


Route outline for walk d176:

Birchin Clough  -  (A57 Snake Pass)  -  Lady Clough  -  River Ashop  -  Rough Bank  -  Fair Brook  -  Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)  -  The Kinder Plateau  -  Edale Moor  -  The Edge (Kinder Scout)  -  The Pennine Way  -  Ashop Head  -  Mill Hill  -  Black Ashop Moor  -  Within Clough  -  Red Clough  -  Upper Gate Clough  -  Ashop Clough  -  Birchin Clough  -  (A57 Snake Pass).




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) at 625m (2051ft). Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of The Edge (Kinder Scout) at 624m (2048ft). The Edge (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget. The summit of The Edge (Kinder Scout) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

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.

This walk 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)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

In no particular order . . .

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Edge (Kinder Scout) from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

The Edge (Kinder Scout) from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (9)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough

Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (16)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Fair Brook frozen solid near the top of Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Fair Brook frozen solid near the top of Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (4)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - My friends and me on Kinder Scout

My friends and me on Kinder Scout

Photo: Maccs Pescatore (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Ashop Valley from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

The Ashop Valley from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (8)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - A snowy mothers day on Kinder Scout

A snowy mothers day on Kinder Scout

Photo: Martin Wardroper (5)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (99)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Ringing Roger, Kinder Scout

Ringing Roger, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (18)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The footbridge over Birchin Clough

The footbridge over Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (17)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (95)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Lady Clough

Lady Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (34)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop in Lady Clough

The River Ashop in Lady Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (730)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (102)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Sandy Heys, Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Sandy Heys, Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (3)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Walking beside the River Ashop

Walking beside the River Ashop

Photo: Christine Shepherd (726)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (100)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) from The Edale Valley

Mam Tor and Lord's Seat (Mam Tor) from The Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (7)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rock formations on the northern edge of Kinder Scout with Featherbed Moss over Black Ashop Moor in the background.

Rock formations on the northern edge of Kinder Scout with Featherbed Moss over Black Ashop Moor in the background.

Photo: Paul Tonge (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Climbing Fair Brook towards Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Climbing Fair Brook towards Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (2)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop

The River Ashop

Photo: Steve Lowe (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Woodland near Birchin Clough

Woodland near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (28)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Footbridge on Lady Clough Woods

Footbridge on Lady Clough Woods

Photo: Robert Hardy (30)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (27)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rocks on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Rocks on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (729)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - On the Kinder Scout plateau

On the Kinder Scout plateau

Photo: Clare Duiker (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The rather Narnia-like stone table above Mermaid's Pool near The Edge (Kinder Scout), Kinder Scout

The rather Narnia-like stone table above Mermaid's Pool near The Edge (Kinder Scout), Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (30)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough

Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (21)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

Photo: Ben Lockett (6)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (13)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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 d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Seal Edge beyond the rock sculptures on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Seal Edge beyond the rock sculptures on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (7)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Forest glade beyond the footbridge over Birchin Clough

Forest glade beyond the footbridge over Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (18)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop in Ashop Clough with The Kinder Scout Plateau above

The River Ashop in Ashop Clough with The Kinder Scout Plateau above

Photo: David Morecroft (10)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) from The Pennine Way near The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) from The Pennine Way near The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Judith Thiery (2)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Public Footpath sign by the River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Public Footpath sign by the River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (26)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Crookstone Hill and Blackden Edge from The River Ashop

Crookstone Hill and Blackden Edge from The River Ashop

Photo: Alex Berry (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Descending back to Edale from a misty Kinder Scout

Descending back to Edale from a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (103)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough woods

Birchin Clough woods

Photo: Robert Hardy (22)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - My wife and daughter on Kinder Scout

My wife and daughter on Kinder Scout

Photo: Keith Sloane (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Photo: David Atherton (12)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Lady Clough

Lady Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (33)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Crowden Tower (Kinder Scout) from Grindslow Knoll (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Peter Royle (20)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rock sculptures on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Rock sculptures on Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (6)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (25)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Top of the path at Birchin Clough on the A57, Snake Pass

Top of the path at Birchin Clough on the A57, Snake Pass

Photo: Robert Hardy (15)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Looking East across The Edge (Kinder Scout) towards Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Looking East across The Edge (Kinder Scout) towards Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (12)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rock sculptures on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Rock sculptures on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (11)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Cascading water on a misty Kinder Scout

Cascading water on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (98)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Footbridge over the River Ashop

Footbridge over the River Ashop

Photo: Robert Hardy (23)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Its getting a bit wet and windy on a misty Kinder Scout

Its getting a bit wet and windy on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (101)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Fair Brook near the top of Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Fair Brook near the top of Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (3)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from The Edale Valley

Lose Hill (Ward's Piece) and Back Tor (Hollins Cross) from The Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (6)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough

Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (20)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The River Kinder at Kinder Gates on Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder at Kinder Gates on Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Peter Royle (28)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

The Mam Tor Ridge from the Edale Valley

Photo: Nick Cusack (8)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Downfall

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Ray Foster (2)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Birchin Clough

Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (19)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Approaching Kinder Plateau at Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) via Fair Brook

Approaching Kinder Plateau at Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) via Fair Brook

Photo: David Morecroft (5)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Sculptured rocks on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (96)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Sculptured rock streams on a misty Kinder Scout

Sculptured rock streams on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (97)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (7)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Photo: Stewart Green (4)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (1)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Mist and low cloud over Grindsbrook Clough, Kinder Scout

Mist and low cloud over Grindsbrook Clough, Kinder Scout

Photo: Peter Royle (21)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (10)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) from the top of Fair Brook

Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) from the top of Fair Brook

Photo: Robert Hardy (5)

Walk d176 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

The River Ashop near Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (24)


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