Celebrating Kinder Scout

We've asked for the thoughts of some whose lives have been touched by Kinder.

Julia Bradbury at the bottom of Jacob's Ladder

Julia Bradbury’s ‘Best Walks with a View’

Former Countryfile presenter and keen walker Julia Bradbury filmed in the Peak District for her ITV series ‘Best Walks with a View’. Discover her favourite scenic landscapes from the Kinder walk, and if you’ve been inspired to lace your boots you can read the route to follow in Julia’s footsteps.

View of Edale from Edale Rocks at Kinder Scout in the Peak District, Derbyshire

Kinder-challenge and mystery

Terry Howard, Chair of Sheffield Ramblers, recalls how it felt to walk up onto Kinder for the first time.

two walkers on Kinder Scout, lit by evening sun

No compromise on Kinder

Why does Kinder represent freedom for so many people?

Two girls mapreading with compass

A wild beauty of its own

Ken Blakeman chairs the Kinder Mountain Rescue Team and shares some words of wisdom.

White Cotton grass centre, lit by sunlight, set in heather

Kinder's new lease of life

From the heart of Kinder, area ranger Shane Bates shares his passion for Kinder Scout.

white trig point on Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout mass trespass walk

Follow the footsteps of the trespassers over Kinder Scout from 1932 on this circular route from Hayfield to Kinder and back.

cotton grass detail foreground blurred background blue sky

Kinder moorland walk - a glimpse into the future

Leave the car behind on this exhilarating walk that starts from Edale station and takes you high up on the windswept Kinder plateau.