Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

Wild moorland and the Pennine Way


Route outline for walk d263:

Birchin Clough  -  (A57 Snake Pass)  -  Lady Clough  -  River Ashop  -  Rough Bank  -  Fair Brook  -  Seal Edge  -  Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)  -  Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)  -  The Kinder Plateau  -  Edale Moor  -  The Edge (Kinder Scout)  -  The Pennine Way  -  Ashop Head  -  Mill Hill (Ashop Head)  -  Featherbed Top (Featherbed Moss)  -  A57 Snake Pass  -  Old Woman  -  Doctors Gate  -  Lady Clough  -  Birchin Clough  -  (A57 Snake Pass).




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
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 Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) at 625m (2051ft). Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top 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.

You will also reach the summit of Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) at 603m (1979ft). Seal Stones (Kinder Scout) is known as an English Bridget.

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 d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough

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Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Forest glade beyond the footbridge over Birchin Clough

Forest glade beyond the footbridge over Birchin Clough

Photo: Robert Hardy (18)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

The Edge (Kinder Scout) summit trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (730)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Into the abyss on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (95)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rock formations on the northern edge of Kinder Scout with Featherbed Moss over Black Ashop Moor in the background.

Rock formations on the northern edge of Kinder Scout with Featherbed Moss over Black Ashop Moor in the background.

Photo: Paul Tonge (1)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Footbridge on Lady Clough Woods

Footbridge on Lady Clough Woods

Photo: Robert Hardy (30)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The surprisingly sandy bed of the River Kinder on The Kinder Plateau, Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

The surprisingly sandy bed of the River Kinder on The Kinder Plateau, Kinder Scout, east of Kinder Downfall

Photo: Peter Royle (29)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Doctors Gate path

The Doctors Gate path

Photo: Kevin Lavelle (4)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Caldron on a misty Kinder Scout

Photo: Bob Ferguson (99)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Featherbed Top (Featherbed Moss)

Featherbed Top (Featherbed Moss)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (733)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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 d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) from the top of Fair Brook

Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) from the top of Fair Brook

Photo: Robert Hardy (5)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - The Edge (Kinder Scout) from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

The Edge (Kinder Scout) from Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (9)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - River Ashop

River Ashop

Photo: Mick Coxon (6)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - On of the many amazingly sculptured rocks at Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

On of the many amazingly sculptured rocks at Seal Stones (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (731)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Rock formations in Kinder Scout

Photo: David Atherton (12)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Crookstone Hill and Blackden Edge from The River Ashop

Crookstone Hill and Blackden Edge from The River Ashop

Photo: Alex Berry (1)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Footbridge over the River Ashop

Footbridge over the River Ashop

Photo: Robert Hardy (23)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - 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 d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Looking West along The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (10)

Walk d263 Seal Stones (Kinder Scout), Fairbrook Naze (Kinder Scout) and Mill Hill from Birchin Clough - Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Kinder Reservoir and Hayfield from Kinder Scout

Photo: Ray Foster (1)


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