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Cown Edge & Whiteley Nab from Chunal

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1150 feet / 348 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference SK034913
Lat 53.418492 // Long -1.950308
Postcode SK13 6JY (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This Peak District walk explores the often rugged countryside to the east of Cown Edge. The start is a small parking area on the west side of the A624 Hayfield to Glossop road just past the lay-by at grid ref. SK034913. After parking walk back towards Hayfield for about 200 metres to a track on the right side of the road. Go through gate and bear right down into Long Clough. Cross a stile and head uphill to reach a walled track leading to Plainsteads Farm and a road (grid ref. SK024910). Turn left and almost immediately right down a no through road. Just before the road turns sharp right, take the footpath on the right, cross field to far corner and go over a stile.

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