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The Sett Valley & edge of Kinder without a car
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Photo from the walk - The Sett Valley & edge of Kinder without a car

Nat Park - Peak District - Kinder Scout Edale

County/Area - Derbyshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

A linear Peak District walk from New Mills to Edale village. The route follows the Sett Valley, climbs to Edale Cross on the edge of the Kinder Scout plateau before descending into Edale. The walk uses the convenient rail service to return to the start. 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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