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 the highest point in The Peak District National Park and the highest point in the county of Derbyshire.

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 (210th highest in England, 361st highest in England & Wales). Kinder Scout is also classified as an English Marilyn (47th highest in England, 709th highest in the UK).

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 Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of The Edge (Kinder Scout) at 624m (2048ft). The Edge (Kinder Scout) is known as an Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag Mill Hill (Ashop Head) at 544m (1785ft). Mill Hill (Ashop Head) is classified as an English Dewey (87th highest in England, 196th highest in England & Wales).

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

In no particular order . . .

The River Sett in Hayfield

The River Sett in Hayfield

Photo: Richard Hooper (24)

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)

Looking Down Red Brook from Kinder Scout

Looking Down Red Brook from Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Green (1)

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)

Leygatehead Moor (left), William Clough and Kinder Reservoir (right) with Kinder Scout on the horizon from White Brow

Leygatehead Moor (left), William Clough and Kinder Reservoir (right) with Kinder Scout on the horizon from White Brow

Photo: Alison Everett (2)

The view from the top of Kinder Downfall

The view from the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (126)

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond

Photo: Mick Coxon (1)

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)

Rock formation near Kinder Downfall

Rock formation near Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (7)

Old packhorse bridge near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Old packhorse bridge near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Photo: Simon Jacks (18)


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