Circular route starting from Barber Booth via section of Pennine Way Grindsbrook and Edale.
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Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D/A) Follow track east past Methodist Church. After crossing Railtrack follow the track as it turns southwest (left). Continue on track as it turns northwest (right).
(1) Turn east (right) to join The Pennine Way.
(2) Follow road south (right) through Grindsbrook, refreshments and information centre here.
(3) Take footpath west (right) beside Peak Centre Follow path southwest (left) towards rail track.
(4) Cross rail track south via the bridge. Follow the path southwest (right) past Old Dairy to start.(D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 833ft - Barber Booth
1 : mi 0.77 - alt. 938ft - Upper Booth
2 : mi 2.11 - alt. 856ft - Grindsbrook
3 : mi 2.39 - alt. 823ft - Peak Centre
4 : mi 3.12 - alt. 856ft - Rail Bridge
D/A : mi 3.3 - alt. 833ft - Barber Booth
Refreshments Grindsbrook and Edale.
Parking at start L31 7DJ.
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Excellent views of Edale.
This Peak District walk starts from Edale village and climbs onto Kinder Scout via Ringing Roger. The route provides rough moorland walking on relatively quiet paths and includes Upper Grindsbrook, Crowden Brook and Edale Cross before descending Jacob's Ladder on the return to Edale.
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This ridge walk is a very popular excursion mainly because of the excellent views.
Circular route from Mam Tor along the ridge to Hollins Cross and Black Tor with a possible detour to Loose Hill. Return via Tor Side.
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This Peak District route is a classic offering some great views from Rushup Edge before dropping down to the picturesque dale above Edale. The route is rarely quiet and on good days there are usually many people enjoying this walk.
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