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Fair Brook & Kinder Northern Edges from Birchen Clough
Introduction to Walk 1227

Photo from the walk - Fair Brook & Kinder Northern Edges from Birchen Clough

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1065 feet / 323 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Peak District walk starts from Birchen Clough and follows Fair Brook onto the Kinder Scout Plateau. Following the northern edge of the plateau there are good views towards Bleaklow. The final section of the walk follows the Snake Path from Ashop Head back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1116
Grains in the Water & Alport Castles
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2514
Fair Brook & Kinder Downfall from Birchen Clough
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2982
Bleaklow & Higher Shelf Stones from the Snake Pass
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3238
Fairbrook Naze & Ashop Head from Birchen Clough
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km
Walk 3298
Oyster Clough & Blackden Edge from Birchen Clough
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.4 miles / 18.5 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1489
1.8 miles / 2.8 km away
Blackden Brook, Kinder & Upper Ashop
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km
Walk 3049
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Bleaklow Stones from King's Tree, Derwent Valley
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1159
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Grindsbrook & Edale Head from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1264
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Rushup Edge & Crowden Tower from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1295
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Ringing Roger & Edale Cross from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2595
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
The Great Ridge from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2615
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
The Kinder Edges from Edale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 18.0 miles / 29.3 km
Walk 3350
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
The Summit of Kinder Scout via The Cloughs
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1113
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Ringing Roger & Grindslow Knoll from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1300
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Hope Cross & Ringing Roger from Edale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

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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