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High Peak Estate

Edale, Hope Valley, Peak District, Derbyshire S33 6RF
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  • High Peak Estate
    ruthsen
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    5 Oct 09, 2012

    Beautiful open moorland, with historical importance. It was the site of the Mass Trespass in 1932 on Kinder Scout, which demanded access for all to our beautiful countryside. Amazing hiking to be done, as well as lovely little village to visit.

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The estate stretches from the heather-clad moors of Kinder to the gritstone tors of Derwent Edge, from the peat bogs of Bleaklow to the limestone crags of Winnats Pass. The wild Pennine moorlands are of international importance for their populations of breeding birds and mosaic of habitats. Sites of particular interest include Mam Tor, with spectacular views, landslip and prehistoric settlement, ... read more
and the famous Snake Pass. Kinder Scout, where the Mass Trespass of 1932 took place, is the highest point for 80 kms. The National Trust also owns several farms and a café in the beautiful Edale Valley.

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Aliases: Dark Peak