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Address: Peak District National Park, England

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AS great place to explore

There are several routes onto Kinder Scout from the Edale Valley. The usual tourist route via Barber Booth and Jacobs Ladder is the most crowded and least impressive - try... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several routes onto Kinder Scout from the Edale Valley. The usual tourist route via Barber Booth and Jacobs Ladder is the most crowded and least impressive - try Grindsbrook Clough or, if you feel adventurous, Crowden Brook. The summit is a bit difficult to locate as it is a small rise in a sea of grass-covered peat 600... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to the lack of rain the walk was dry underfoot and a pleasure to visit. The sun was shining and not too many people about. The views are spectacular when the weather is good. The walk we did was 7 miles and took around 4 hours with lots of stops along the way.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up the route from Edale that follows the stream and waterfall from near the top. The views were fantastic. It was challenging enough to keep our 14 year old interested, but I'd imagine it could be quite a tricky climb in poor weather. From the top a less challenging path can be followed back down that ultimately brings... More 

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Thank adamn690
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Recommend for solo or family adventures, easy route with rewarding panoramic views :) good photo op too

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Thank Safiya S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We visited Kinder Scout during the Easter bank holiday '17. The route up is relatively easy and straight forward but Jacob's ladder may be a little tricky for kids or the elderly as the stones are slippery and difficult to climb towards the top. However, don't let this stop you, the views are worth the pain. Kinder Scout is by... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner visited kinder scout on Easter Sunday. Unfortunately it was a really rainy day however this did not effect our enjoyment at all. Such a nice hike with bouldering all the way to the top and beautiful scenery. I'm not a really experienced walker so was a bit worried if I would be able to do it... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Whether you're a seasoned hiker or Sunday walker Kinder Scout is a fantastic place to visit in the Peak district. I've been here several times and usually do a circuit east or west from Edale. Jacobs ladder is a good workout for the lungs and legs and once up on the plateau you can walk fir miles along edges and... More 

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A good trip up in the hills. and the walkers tol d me the story,s.... The big trespass, the right to roam B52 super fortress what a history.. Love it.. including the young lady at Bleak Low...:)

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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

First time to kinder and it's pretty shameful when you think that I've lived in Derbyshire since day 1.!!! It was a cold day in buxton but the conditions were pretty sound. Off we tottered from buxton, which is about 20 mins or so . There was no room in the carpark at bowden bridge end so we parked on... More 

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Nottingham
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

We took a route from Hayfield up William Clough, and I'd recommend it to anyone who is reasonably fit. To make sure if its winter to leave enough time to get up and down, we did it in a 9 mile loop, because of the accent this may take you significantly longer than you would expect, just dependents on how... More 

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