Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route Revisited

Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route Revisited

It’s always nice to find new routes while out walking, go new places, see new things or just explorer your surroundings. That’s pretty much what I have been doing for the last year or so in the Peak District. The Peak has a hell of a lot to offer, from dramatic edges, to vast moorland landscapes and breathtaking views aplenty. I don’t really have favourites, as having them means you like somewhere or something less. I do however have a route which I can say I have favoured more than others. The route in question is one that I have done 100+ times but it never gets old to me, simply because it has it all.

The route I’m talking about is the one above, Kinder Scout from Hayfield. As I said before I have done this route hundreds of times in the past. My friend Stevo and I did this route pretty much every week for 2 years. It holds a special place in my heart and it’s one that I would recommend with no fear of it disappointing. The edge path is a classic route which is no stranger to the crowds in summer, don’t let that put you off. it passes the locations of a historical trespass, a future Alien evacuation, spots of scientific significance and wreckage sites with stories of tragedy. If you decide you want to get away from it all then look no further, as true isolation and the feeling of loneliness are just a few footsteps away from the edge.
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