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Lantern Pike & Cown Edge from Rowarth
Introduction to Walk 2546

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Mike Bexley

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 5 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Peak District walk starts from Rowarth and visits Lantern Pike and Cown Edge which lie on the western fringe of the National Park. The route is low level although there are good views of the landscape from the higher points of the walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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