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An Easter Mermaid

An Easter Mermaid

An Easter Mermaid


Sunday 9th April 2022   
7 miles   
Discover the magical Mermaid's Pool on the western flanks of Kinder Scout and hear about the Easter legend that gives it its name.  Poems and stories promise a supernatural appearance with life-changing consequences - so just what lies in store for those who catch a glimpse of the mountain's mysterious mermaid? This six-mile walk provides excellent views of the Kinder Plateau; descends through some atmospheric woodland; and tells the story of the controversial construction of Kinder Reservoir. 
Event Grade: Hard - longer more challenging walks usually with ascents and descents and rough terrain. 
Event Terrain: Some steep ascents with several stream crossings and rough moorland walking.
Extra Items: Waterproofs, strong walking boots/shoes; enough food and drink for the day.
Start: 10.30am Finish: 4.30pm
Meeting Point: Bowden Bridge Car Park, Kinder Road, Hayfield. Toilets available by car park. The car park is located opposite to the entrance to the Caravan and Camping Club site. 
Grid Reference: SK04838695 Postcode: SK22 2LH What3Words: active.interests.arrow 
Near Bus Route: No
Near Rail Route: No
Dogs: Dogs On Leads Allowed
Parking: Additional (free) parking on the road near the car park but the area can be very busy on good days so walkers should arrive early to allow for the possibility of having to park some distance away. Toilets available at the start of the walk. 
Cost: £10 per person. Children aged 17 and below go free on any suitable event.
Click the date in the calendar to see how many places are available and to book on.