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“Easily accessible”
Review of Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Easily accessible”
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Easy to reach and easy to walk up to the edge. We went on a lovely sunny day, so views were excellent. It is very popular with walkers and climbers so don 't expect a quiet walk.

Visited January 2014
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“stunning views from Stanage edge”
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Me and my partner walked along the Stanage Edge, absolutely fantastic views and great fun watching the climbers, take a picnic and find a nice place to sit and admire the views, it can be a bit windy, so pick your day.

Visited November 2013
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Rotherham
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“Stunning Stanage Edge!”
Reviewed 24 October 2013 via mobile

This is a rugged outcrop of millstone grit, overlooking Hathersage and beyond. There are over 444 climbs on this edge, giving novice to experienced rock climbs. This is a dangerous climbing area and great care must be taken by wearing the correct gear and going out with an experienced climber. The views from the top are breathtaking and you can see right over to Mam Tor to the south west. If you walk to the centre of the edge you will see a pole. This is called Stanage Pole and the adjacent path takes you down to Redmires Reservoirs. From there you can see all the power stations in North Yorkshire. Ferrybridge, Drax and Eggborough. They must be a distance of around 16 miles away. Looking East from Stanage Edge, you can see Carl Wark and Burbage Edge. It is very remote. Even in summer it can be quite cool. Be sure to take extra clothing to visit and enjoy this region. We will always visit this place. It is very much a part of us.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“Brill”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

It is great for rock climbers and mountaineer it is pretty to look at it high though we had good time there what was good you looked up and saw how big it is Sarah

Visited September 2013
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Sheffield UK
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“Visit to paint the rocks”
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Fabulous views, good parking facilities. Worth the visit just to sample the presence of the edge and the exhileration of walking on the top

Visited October 2013
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