Tag Archives: Kinder Scout

Kinder Scout trespass campaigner gets a plaque

He went down in history as the man who led the mass trespass at Kinder Scout, where hundreds of ramblers claimed their right to roam in the Peak District countryside. But as a blue plaque was unveiled to honour Benny Rothman, … Continue reading

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A historic walk via Kinder Scout

A circular Peak District amble from Hayfield to Kinder Scout via Leygatehead Moor, following the route taken during the mass trespass of 1932. http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/may/12/kinder-scout-derbyshire-walk?newsfeed=true Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk

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Kinder Mass Trespass ‘should be taught in schools’

A mass trespass in the Peak District was so significant that it should be taught in schools, it has been claimed. Broadcaster Stuart Maconie made the comment at an event to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kinder Mass Trespass. The 1932 … Continue reading

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Walkers urged to conquer the Peaks for Wateraid

WaterAid is calling on walkers in the Peak District to don their boots and take on the area’s finest hills  and mountains to raise vital funds for some of the world’s poorest people. On Saturday June 16, the charity’s brand … Continue reading

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Get Chunal vision in the Peak District

People who like to go walking in the Peak District may enjoy a guided trek around part of the High Peak on March 18th. Led by national park rangers, the Chunal Wander starts at Glossop Railway Station at 10:30 GMT and covers ten … Continue reading

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£5.5m moor restoration

A £5.5 MILLION conservation project is under way in the Peak District to restore pollution-ravaged areas of peat moorland. Work is being carried out by Moors for the Future, a partnership led by the Peak District National Park Authority. Funding … Continue reading

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Great Kinder Beer Barrel Challenge

THE tradition of the Great Kinder Beer Barrel Challenge in the Peak District rolls on next weekend. Eleven teams of eight runners will carry a full beer barrel from the Snake Inn on the A57 Sheffield to Manchester road to Edale … Continue reading

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Kinder Scout in the Peak District Derbyshire

I was having a good old clear out at the weekend and came across some old diaries that had some notes on trips that I had made into the Peak District. This is about one of my many trips to … Continue reading

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Another Kinder fall

A walker was airlifted from the Peak District’s highest fell after suffering serious injuries in a fall. Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams were alerted late on Sunday afternoon when the woman, from Cornwall, slipped while descending Crowden Brook after a walk … Continue reading

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Lights out for Duke of Edinburgh Award Kids

A group of youngsters were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill yesterday after getting lost in the dark at Crookstone Knoll. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award team rang for help from Kinder Scout and the Edale Mountain Rescue Team went … Continue reading

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