GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Chinley Churn and Cracken Edge

4 miles (6.5 km)

Climb Chinley Churn and enjoy super views over the Peak District towards Kinder Scout on this circular walk.
The walk starts from Chinley train staion and takes you over Cracken Edge to Chinley Churn. There are lots of interesting geological features and fantastic views across the Peak District. You'll also pass two large railway viaducts and the old slate quarry at Cracken Edge. The walk continues north to Hills Farm where you have the option of heading east along the Pennine Bridleway to the 1,620ft (494m) summit of South Head where there are more fabulous views. You can return to the train station on the same path or an alternative to the west of Chinley Churn.

Chinley Churn and Cracken Edge OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Chinley Churn and Cracken Edge Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Interesting rock formations

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Kinder from Cracken Edge

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GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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