The Grounds

The Upper House estate comprises 30 acres of private woodland, extensive gardens and 90 acres of Kinder Reservoir. This completely private enclave is nestled within the 6,000 acre National Trust's Kinder Estate, within the Peak District National Park. Located just 25 miles from Manchester Airport...

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Kinder Area

Kinder Scout is one of the most well-walked mountains in Britain. Its geological, geophysical, biological and social history are well documented on the internet and in print, relating to the myths and legends that surround it and the places of interest to be found on...

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KINDER RESERVOIR

James Watts sold the land for the reservoir to Stockport Corporation for £64,000 and a further £756,000 was borrowed for the construction. This equates to around £5.5 million and £64 million today. Brumhead and Rangeley's book, 'The Kinder Reservoir and Railway' charts the amazing saga...

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The Kinder Trespass

Locally and nationally, the Kinder Trespass of 1932 is annually remembered and recognised as the significant moment in the history of rambler's rights, and the creation of National Parks. How the event is remembered locally may be somewhat different to the reaction at the time,...

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CONSERVATION & RESTORATION PROJECTS

THE NATIONAL TRUST'S CONSERVATION & RESTORATION PROJECTS ON KINDER The National Trust acquired Kinder in 1982. The specialist challenges presented by the eroded and diminished, fragile and rare moorland heathered environment has been given considerable attention since that time, and the mountain is a Site of...

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