Hayfield to Kinder Downfall Circular Peak District Walk
On Friday evening we leave work, and in less than an hour we’re pulling up at Hayfield Campsite in the High Peak.
I’ve been wanting to walk Kinder Scout since reading a friends blog
article about it the year before, though it’s taken until now to get
chance. The last time we were in the region visiting Mam Tor, the
weather was horrendous with extremely low visibility, so I’m hoping the
forecast weather holds.
We arrive at the campsite to find my daughter and her boyfriend are
already there and pitched. Our pitch is right beside them, and with our
reduced weekend camping set up, we’re ready to relax with a G&T
about 45 minutes later. We make dinner and then sit together looking at
the stars and full moon, listening to owls hoot, discussing the route
we’re planning to take tomorrow.
We wake up early on Saturday to bright sunshine. I get breakfast on the go for the 4 of us, then we set about packing our backpacks ready for the days walk. I’d chosen the campsite due to it’s proximity to the start of the route we plan to follow, and after a hearty breakfast and checking we’ve all got water and supplies for the day, we set off.
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