Kinder Low & Mount Famine from Hayfield

Introduction to Walk 1174

Photo from the walk - Kinder Low & Mount Famine from Hayfield

Nat Park - Peak District

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1765 feet / 535 metres

Grade - moderate

Kinder Low and Mount Famine are combined in this Peak District walk from Hayfield. This circuit on the western edges of the Kinder Scout plateau concentrates on these interesting outliers, which despite their modest height, offer good views and pleasant walking. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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