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South Head & Edale Cross from Hayfield
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Photo from the walk - South Head & Edale Cross from Hayfield

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1520 feet / 461 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

The village of Hayfield lies to the west of the highest land in the Peak District Park and this walk which lies wholly within Derbyshire offers some excellent walking. The outward route over Mount Famine offers good views and once Edale Cross is reached you are on the high moors. The return to Hayfield is full of interest too. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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