Views to the south from Sandy Heys

Peak District – Wild Camping – Sandy Heys on Kinder Scout

Another week, another Wild Camp... This time we set off from Bowden Bridge near Hayfield and made our way up to Sandy Heys on Kinder Scout. We were extremely lucky with the weather and witnessed another great sunset. Sandy Heys is a very interesting spot, it has an important significance for the Aetherius Society and … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Sandy Heys on Kinder Scout

Official Summit area, the false cairn is pictured with the Official Grass mound summit in the background

Peak District – Kinder Scout – Jacob’s Ladder & The Official Summit

It's always great to return to an old favourite, walking routes along the southern edge of Kinder Scout is where I first cut my teeth with proper navigation. It is along this edge that my friends and I first set foot on this great mountain, longer ago than I care to recollect. I remember the … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout – Jacob’s Ladder & The Official Summit

Kinder reservoir from Kinder Plateau

Peak District – Kinder Scout from Hayfield

I had a great walk today starting from the historic Bowden Bridge Quarry. I took the classic route over Kinder from Bowden Bridge and recorded my exploits for the Walks Around Britian Podcast. I will come back and write more words here soon, for now why not have a look at the images and listen … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout from Hayfield

Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route Revisited

It's always nice to find new routes while out walking, go new places, see new things or just explorer your surroundings. That's pretty much what I have been doing for the last year or so in the Peak District. The Peak has a hell of a lot to offer, from dramatic edges, to vast moorland … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route Revisited

Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route Highlights

I've just got back from another fantastic walk on Kinder Scout. This time I decided to go and take some pictures of what I feel are some of Kinder's highlights that are easily accessible following a route from Hayfield, this will be part one of a multi part series as i'm sure next time I … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route Highlights

Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route March 2010

I've just got back from a fantastic wintery walk on the Kinder Plateau, I did the usual route from Bowden Bridge at Hayfield.The weather today was absolutely fantastic, beautiful sunshine, fresh wintery air and still plenty of snow left up top. I set off from Bowden Bridge and headed up to William Clough via the … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout – Hayfield Route March 2010