Hayfield WAW Launch Walk 1 – Hayfield Skyline

August 31, 2019 8:30 AM – August 31, 2019

Contact: Julie Gough | Email: hayfieldwalkersarewelcome@gmail.com | Phone: 07731644026 |

A stunning 20 mile walk above the beautiful village of Hayfield, via the Peak District’s dramatic Kinder Scout plateau. Experience the spectacular views and unique landscape of our famous gritstone and peatland landscape. Starting from the village hall, in the centre of the historic Peak District village of Hayfield.
Enjoy the first ascent to Lantern Pike with its 360 degrees viewpoint, through the picturesque village of Rowarth and over the large, flat-topped Cown Edge – with views across to Manchester and beyond, then onto Mill Hill, the Kinder Ridge, and Mount Famine – with great views of Kinder’s south-west corner. Then return to Hayfield via Ollerset and the Sett Valley Trail, the former railway line which brought the Kinder Mass Trespassers from Manchester in 1932.
Approximate length of walk: 20 miles
Grade of walk: very hard with varied terrain
Approximate amount of ascent: 1400m

Parking is available at Hayfield Bus Station car park. Please do NOT park in the village itself. Use public transport where possible. Trains to New Mills, Stockport (Bus 358) or Glossop, Buxton (Buses 60 and 61).
Booking is essential.
Tea, Coffee and cake will be available in the village hall at the end of the walk (included in the ticket price).

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