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Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

1.33km from Kinder Scout

Jacob's Ladder is a bridleway between Kinder Scout plateau and the hamlet of Upper Booth in the Vale of Edale, in the Derbyshire Peak District of England. In the 18th century, Jacob Marshall farmed the land at Edale Head, at the top of what became known as Jacob's Ladder. He cut steps into this steep section of the route up to the Kinder plateau. Jacob's Ladder is also a biblical term referring to the ladder to heaven which Jacob dreamt about.

Rushup Edge

Rushup Edge

5.13km from Kinder Scout

A beautiful hill ridge in the Derbyshire Peak District of England. One of the beautiful locations here which attract a lot of tourists and it is also a good viewpoint which gives a spectacular view of the surrounding area.

Mam Tor

Mam Tor

5.8km from Kinder Scout

Mam Tor, meaning ‘Mother Hill’, is a 517-meter high hill near Castleton in the High Peak area of Derbyshire and is one of the most famous walks in the Peak District. There are great views from the top and it is an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is also called “The Shivering Mountain” because of frequent landslips. The hill is crowned by a late Bronze Age and early Iron Age univallate hill fort, and two Bronze Age bowl barrows. One of the main trekking destinations and also you can spe

Great Ridge

Great Ridge

5.91km from Kinder Scout

The Great Ridge is arguably the most walked ridge line in England, connecting the summits of Lose Hill and Mam Tor whilst dividing the gritstone Dark Peak to the North and the limestone dales to the South. With the addition of Win Hill, it makes for a spectacular and challenging Peak District hiking adventure.

Blue John Cavern

Blue John Cavern

6.37km from Kinder Scout

The Blue John Cavern is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England. This popular showcave is home to 8 of the 14 known veins of a rare form of fluorspar known as Blue John Stone. Visitors can view old mining equipment and visit the Waterfall Cavern and Grand Crystallized Cavern on regular guided tours. The cavern takes its name from the semi-precious mineral Blue John, which is still mined in small amounts outside the tourist season and made locally into jewelry.

Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

6.71km from Kinder Scout

Treak Cliff Cavern in Castleton is famous throughout the world for its unique and large deposits of Blue John stone and The cave comprises two sections, the Old Series, discovered by lead miners in the 18th century, and the New Series, discovered during blasting in the 1920s. Mined for the rare Blue John ornamental mineral for over 300 years, the Visitor Attraction is a family run business, operated by the Harrison family, continuously since 1945.

Winnats Pass

Winnats Pass

6.82km from Kinder Scout

Winnats Pass is a tough climb in the Peak District from the village of Castleton heading West through a steep limestone cleft. The valley was created by melting glaciers wearing away the rock – the limestone gradually dissolved and streams flowed through and under cracks and fissures in the rock. The road winds through a cleft, surrounded by high limestone ridges. At the foot of the pass is the entrance to Speedwell Cavern, a karst cave accessed through a flooded lead mine, and which is a popu

Lose Hill

Lose Hill

7.1km from Kinder Scout

Lose Hill walk is a great short route to do from Castleton in the Peak District. The summit is slightly shorter at 476 meters than nearby Mam Tor, which is 517 meters. One of the naturally beautiful areas which provides a great view of the area and also you can spend some good time here.

Snake Pass

Snake Pass

7.17km from Kinder Scout

Snake Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 510m above sea level, located between Manchester and Sheffield in Northern England. The pass is traversed by the A57 road. Snake Pass has a poor accident record compared with roads in the UK generally, although more favorable compared with other roads in the area. It is regularly closed in winter because of snow and has seen several longer-term closures owing to subsidence following heavy rain.

Speedwell Cavern

Speedwell Cavern

7.24km from Kinder Scout

The Speedwell caves are set at the foot of the Winnats Pass. It is one of 4 caves in the village of Castleton. Once a lead mine, the watery tunnels of Speedwell Cavern were originally blasted by miners over 200 years ago searching for treasures beneath the ground using primitive tools. A fascinating boat ride through the flooded workings of an 18thC lead mine. The boat trips are fully supervised by experienced guides and take you deep inside a limestone hill to the 'bottomless pit', a huge under

Peak Cavern

Peak Cavern

8.02km from Kinder Scout

Peak Cavern is the only wholly natural cavern of the four and is the least commercialized. Peak Cavern is almost entirely natural; the only artificial part of the cave was blasted to bypass a low tunnel that was only accessible by lying down on a boat. One of the iconic attraction in this area and attracts a lot of peoples here.

Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle

8.07km from Kinder Scout

The imposing ruins of Peveril Castle stand high above the pretty village of Castleton in the heart of Derbyshire's Peak District. Mentioned in the Domesday survey, Peveril Castle is one of England's earliest Norman fortresses. The keep was built by Henry II in 1176. It served as a base for the government of the local area. One of the iconic building and it attracts a lot of visitors here.

Cave Dale

Cave Dale

8.16km from Kinder Scout

Cave Dale is a dry limestone valley in the Derbyshire Peak District, England. It was initially formed by glacial meltwater carving a deep narrow valley in the local soluble limestone. There are some wonderful limestone scenery and great views of the Derbyshire Dales countryside from the high points. The walk climbs to a height of over 1400ft so it is quite a challenging hike.

Peak District National Park

Peak District National Park

8.19km from Kinder Scout

The Peak District is one of the UK's most visited national parks spanning around 555 square miles. Considered by many as the spiritual home of the free access to the countryside we all enjoy today, the Peak District continues to provide a warm welcome to those seeking some of their first inspirational connections with nature.

Bleaklow

Bleaklow

8.55km from Kinder Scout

Bleaklow is a high, largely peat-covered, gritstone moorland, just north of Kinder Scout, across the Snake Pass, in the Derbyshire High Peak near the town of Glossop. It is one of three summits on this plateau above 2,000 feet, the others being Bleaklow Stones, some 1.9 miles to the east along an indefinite ridge, and Higher Shelf Stones. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend some good times here.

Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir

8.91km from Kinder Scout

Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the north of Derbyshire, England. It lies approximately 10 miles from Glossop and 10 miles from Sheffield. The River Derwent flows first through Howden Reservoir, then Derwent Reservoir, and finally through Ladybower Reservoir. One of the iconic attractions surrounded by nature and it is a nice area to relax too.

Win Hill

Win Hill

10.45km from Kinder Scout

A majestic and beautiful mountain that occupies a wonderful position near the village of Hope. The views from the summit are superb with Lose Hill and the Castleton Ridge, Edale, the moors of Kinder Scout, Ladybower Reservoir and the wild moors and edges of the eastern Peak District all included in a glorious panorama. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend a good time here.

Longdendale Trail

Longdendale Trail

10.48km from Kinder Scout

Longdendale Trail is a beautiful trail that takes you along the route of the old Great Central Manchester Sheffield Railway. It is a very picturesque valley with its five reservoirs surrounded by high moorland. The Trail, which opened in May 1992, forms part of the longer Trans Pennine Trail, NCR 62, that runs from coast to coast across the UK.

Torside Reservoir

Torside Reservoir

11.07km from Kinder Scout

Torside Reservoir is the largest man-made lake in Longdendale in north Derbyshire. It was constructed by John Frederick Bateman between April 1849 and July 1864 as part of the Longdendale chain to supply water from the River Etherow to the urban areas of Greater Manchester.

Derwent Edge

Derwent Edge

11.16km from Kinder Scout

Derwent Edge is a Millstone Grit escarpment that lies above the Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District National Park in the English county of Derbyshire. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout, High Peak S33 7ZJ, UK

Kinder Scout is a high windswept upland gritstone plateau, most of which stands at around 600 metres above sea level. The highest point is Crowden Head, which at 631 meters is also the highest point in the Peak District. It offers some of the most challenging but rewarding walks in the Peak District, where you’ll encounter gentle streams, dark gritstone, steep rocks to scramble up, unique peat, and the glorious Kinder Downfall.