Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield

Bridget bagging splendour away from the crowds


Route outline for walk d214:

Hayfield  -  Sett Valley Trail  -  Birch Vale  -  Morland Road  -  Ollersett  -  New Allotments  -  Chinley Head  -  Mount Famine  -  South Head (Hayfield)  -  Brown Knoll (Edale)  -  Edale Cross  -  Oaken Clough  -  Coldwell Clough  -  Tunstead House  -  Bowden Bridge  -  Hayfield




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
3
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Brown Knoll (Edale) at 569m (1867ft). Brown Knoll (Edale) is also known as an English Dewey (41st highest in England, 91st in England & Wales) The summit of Brown Knoll (Edale) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of South Head (Hayfield) at 494m (1621ft). South Head (Hayfield) is known as an English Bridget.

You will also reach the summit of Mount Famine at 473m (1552ft). Mount Famine is known as an English Bridget.

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield

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Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Mount Famine summit

Mount Famine summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (751)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Hayfield Church

Hayfield Church

Photo: Richard Hooper (23)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross

South Head and Mount Famine from near Edale Cross

Photo: Keith Gladwin (4)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - The view from South Head (Hayfield)

The view from South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (749)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Old packhorse bridge near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Old packhorse bridge near Bowden Bridge Car Park, Hayfield

Photo: Simon Jacks (18)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - My partner Steve Bradbury on the summit of Mount Famine just as the mist lifted giving a glorious sunny day

My partner Steve Bradbury on the summit of Mount Famine just as the mist lifted giving a glorious sunny day

Photo: Janice Hoare (1)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Lantern Pike from The Sett Valley Trail near Hayfield

Lantern Pike from The Sett Valley Trail near Hayfield

Photo: Richard Hooper (4)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - South Head (Hayfield) from the top of Mount Famine

South Head (Hayfield) from the top of Mount Famine

Photo: Simon Jacks (12)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Looking ahead to Mount Famine from South Head (Hayfield)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (750)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Toads crossing the road near Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Toads crossing the road near Bowden Bridge, Hayfield

Photo: Christine Shepherd (752)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - The River Sett in Hayfield

The River Sett in Hayfield

Photo: Richard Hooper (24)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - The River Sett under a blanket of Water Lilies beside The Sett Valley Trail near Hayfield

The River Sett under a blanket of Water Lilies beside The Sett Valley Trail near Hayfield

Photo: Richard Hooper (5)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - 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 d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Brown Knoll (Edale) trig point

Brown Knoll (Edale) trig point

Photo: Simon Jacks (8)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Edale Cross

Edale Cross

Photo: Simon Jacks (6)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Brown Knoll summit Trig Point

Brown Knoll summit Trig Point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (746)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - 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 d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - Edale Cross

Edale Cross

Photo: Christine Shepherd (745)

Walk d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from 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 d214 Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll from Hayfield - South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

South Head (Hayfield) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (748)


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