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, 709th 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. The Pennine Way is 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 The Pennine Way 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 - Rob finds his flask at the top of Kinder Downfall

Rob finds his flask at the top of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (128)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Rock sculptures on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Rock sculptures on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (11)

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

Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Photo: David Atherton (12)

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

Edale Cross

Photo: Christine Shepherd (745)

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 - Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond from White Brow

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond from White Brow

Photo: David Atherton (10)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - 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 d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - The River Kinder being blown UP Kinder Downfall by the wind

The River Kinder being blown UP Kinder Downfall by the wind

Photo: Ian Windle (49)

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

Kinder Downfall with Kinder Reservoir beyond

Photo: Alison Everett (1)

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 - More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

More rock formations on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (102)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Rob, Big Truck and Carl crossing Edale Moor heading for Grindlsow Knoll

Rob, Big Truck and Carl crossing Edale Moor heading for Grindlsow Knoll

Photo: Dorsal Finn (129)

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

Kinder Reservoir with Kinder Scout beyond

Photo: Mick Coxon (1)

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

Kinder Reservoir from Kinder Downfall

Photo: Dorsal Finn (120)

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

Kinder Downfall

Photo: Ben Lockett (8)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Looking down William Clough

Looking down William Clough

Photo: Stella Whittaker (3)

Walk d186 Kinder Scout and Kinder Downfall from Bowden Bridge, Hayfield - Edale Cross name plaque

Edale Cross name plaque

Photo: Simon Jacks (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: Dorsal Finn (78)

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 formation near Kinder Downfall

Rock formation near Kinder Downfall

Photo: Stella Whittaker (7)


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