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Cown Edge from Broadbottom
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Photo from the walk - Cown Edge from Broadbottom

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire & Greater Manchester

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 7.3 miles / 11.9 km

Ascent - 1075 feet / 326 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk follows a circuit that includes Cown Edge which offers some fine views west towards Manchester. The route is easy to follow and includes a substantial section of the Cown Edge Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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