Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Classic high level route across Kinder Scout


Route outline for walk d186:

Bowden Bridge  -  Hayfield  -  Booth Sheepwash  -  White Brow  -  Kinder Reservoir  -  Nab Brow  -  William Clough  -  Ashop Head  -  Mill Hill (Ashop Head)  -  The Pennine Way  -  Kinder Scout  -  The Edge (Kinder Scout)  -  Kinder Downfall  -  Red Brook  -  Cluther Rocks  -  Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)  -  Edale Cross  -  Kinderlow End  -  Oaken Clough  -  Tunstead House Farm  -  Bowden Bridge  -  Hayfield




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Kinder Scout at 636m (2087ft). Kinder Scout is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (156th highest in England, 265th highest in England & Wales) Kinder Scout is also known as an English Nuttall (207th highest in England, 356th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (47th highest in England, 710th highest in the UK). Kinder Scout is the highest point in The Peak District National Park and the highest point in the county of Derbyshire.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of 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.

You will also reach the summit 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.

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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

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Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Grindsbrook Clough

Grindsbrook Clough

Photo: Dorsal Finn (130)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (7)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Top Dog Hikers on Kinder Scout

Photo: Stewart Green (4)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Old packhorse bridge near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Old packhorse bridge near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Photo: Simon Jacks (18)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Downfall

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Ray Foster (2)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall 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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (10)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Roger Thornber (4)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall on Kinder Scout

Kinder Downfall on Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Green (2)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Kinder Downfall Waterfall

Kinder Downfall Waterfall

Photo: David Morecroft (7)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall 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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Carl finds his camera at Kinder Downfall

Carl finds his camera at Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (121)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - On Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

On Kinder Low (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Fran Brewin (1)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - On the Kinder Scout plateau

On the Kinder Scout plateau

Photo: Clare Duiker (1)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (8)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

Photo: Ben Lockett (6)


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