Walking and Rambling in Edale

Walking and Rambling in Edale

Overview

Try one of the excellent half day walks to the Druid's Stone and Madwoman's Stones or a full day hike around Kinder plateau to the Woolpacks and Kinder Downfall. A variety of classic routes can be started from the site including the Pennine Way, the first National Trail, and the 21-mile Edale Skyline. The latter is spectacular and takes ramblers over a variety of terrain including rocky footpaths, grassy tracks, flagged sections, peat bogs and heather trods. And the view – wow! 
 The classic circular route around the Kinder plateau is the one we use on our navigation courses, so just ask our staff if you’d appreciate a few pointers. Those who are less confident might prefer to join us for a fantastic weekend of fully guided walks. Running over a variety of terrain including rocky footpaths, grassy tracks, flagged sections, peat bogs and heather trods, the walk takes in Win Hill, Lose Hill, Back Tor, Mam Tor and the whole southern flank of Kinder Scout. To start, simply walk uphill from the hostel. If you’d like a little guidance then why not join one of our friendly instructors for navigation and education on a weekend walking course.

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Walking and Rambling in Edale

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OS Grid Ref: SK139865

Lat/Lng: 53.376148, -1.791024

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