Kenslow Knoll - Peak District Walk

Sunday 2nd January 2011

The promised blue sky never materialised so my first walk in months was done on a cool grey day that but for the fact it felt good to be finally out walking again wouldn't have had a lot going for it.

Start: Friden car park (SK 1721 6074)

Route: Friden car park - Kenslow Knoll - Kenslow Wood - Gratton Moor - Long Dale - Friden car park

Distance: 5.5 miles     Ascent: 209 metres      Time Taken: 2 hours 40 mins

Terrain: Good paths and fields.

Weather: Cool and grey.

Pub Visited: None    Ale Drunk: None

Route Map >>


Long Dale

Long Dale from the road, this will be the end of the walk.

Kenslow Knoll

The first view of Kenslow Knoll as we leave the road.

Kenslow Knoll

Kenslow Knoll.

Kenslow Knoll.


Looking down on the topograph.

Towards Stanton Moor

If the topograph is to be believed Stanton Moor is straight ahead.

Minninglow Hill

Minninglow Hill.

Aleck Low

Aleck Low.

Kenslow Knoll

Looking back to Kenslow Knoll and the topograph made from old millstones.

On odd shaped rock caught our attention as we headed away from Kenslow Knoll.

Black Nursery Plantation

Looking across to Black Nursery Plantation as we leave Kenslow Woods.

Long Dale

Heading down to the floor of Long Dale.


The tryptych, which is by the gate in the previous photo. It reads 'We meet to create memories and depart to cherish them.'

Long Dale

Frozen pond or a rather big puddle in Long Dale.

Long Dale

Heading between Little Boulderstone and Boulderstone Plantations.


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