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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 (208th highest in England, 357th 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.

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 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 - Water being blown UP Kinder Downfall by the wind

Water being blown UP Kinder Downfall by the wind

Photo: Dorian Tompkins (1)

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: Christine Shepherd (730)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Getting mugged by sheep at Kinder Downfall

Getting mugged by sheep at Kinder Downfall

Photo: Steve Gilmore (1)

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

The River Sett in Hayfield

Photo: Richard Hooper (24)

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

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (10)

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

Kinder Reservoir from Red Brook

Photo: Simon Jacks (3)

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 - Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) trig point

Kinder Low (Kinder Scout) trig point

Photo: Simon Jacks (5)

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

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (100)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - The River Kinder at the top of Kinder Downfall

The River Kinder at the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Judith Thiery (3)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Mill Hill (Ashop Head) summit cairn

Mill Hill (Ashop Head) summit cairn

Photo: Ben Lockett (3)

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

Aerial view of Kinder Reservoir, Hayfield

Photo: Ron Linton (7)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross

South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross

Photo: Keith Gladwin (4)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 'Caution: Toads Crossing' sign on the road near Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

'Caution: Toads Crossing' sign on the road near Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Photo: Christine Shepherd (753)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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 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 - Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

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

Photo: Robert Hardy (13)


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