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Chinley Churn & South Head
Introduction to Walk 2534

Photo from the walk - Chinley Churn & South Head

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1450 feet / 439 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak Ditsrict walk from near Chinley provides a useful introduction to walking in this part of the National Park. The route includes the high ground of Chinley Churn and South Head which both offer some excellent views. 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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