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Name:Brown Knoll
Hill number:3628
Height:569m / 1867ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
Area:The Peak District
County/UA:Derbyshire (CoU)
Catchment:Doubles, Mersey, Trent
Watershed:Humber Estuary, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Liverpool Bay, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Dewey
(Tu,5)
Grid ref:SK 08369 85134
Summit feature:ground within 6m of trig point
Drop:36m
Col:533m  SK080861  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 110
(1:25k) OL1W
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 334 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
100th new summit this year done after kinder scout solo easy walking on paving stonescolinfielding08/11/2017
Anti-clockwise round to Kinder from Hayfield. Stone slab paths greatly assist progress and dry feet.Minto04/11/2017
On Chinley to Edale walk - autumn sunshine and a lovely cooling breeze; flagstones make the going good.JOHNS04/11/2017
3rd ascentIWC18/10/2017
From SSE. Long paved walkway keeps your feet dry.jimbloomer06/10/2017
With Joe and Andy on a very foggy, boggy dayThe-Z-Man01/10/2017
From Edale with Manchester Weekend Walkers: Rushup Edge and Lord's Seat, Brown Knowl, Grindslow KnowlLazylizzie30/09/2017
Edale,Kinder Scout, Brown Knoll, Lord's Seat with Jill.ijpowell28/09/2017
Leading an Edale Skyline challenge walk for Lost Earth Adventures.Wheelsy19/08/2017
With Mart, Daisy and Lucky as part of a 12k yomp from Sheffield Road that included South Head and Brown Knoll, returned along the Pennine Bridleway. A day of glorious sunshine although awful weather was predicted. Done this hill numerous times in the past.John Eley30/07/2017
From Hayfield/Trespass parking, Coldwell Clough to Mount Famine, South Head, detour to Brown Knoll Edale Cross, Kinder Low, Downfall, William Clough to The Sportsman, Very warm, good breeze, hazy long views.apricorum20/06/2017
K From Edale via Mam Nick; Rushup Edge and then the relatively new slabbed path across what is currently an extremely soggy Brown Knoll to the trig. Without the slabs this would have probably have been a flounder through peat. Return to Edale via Jacobs Ladder and the Pennine Way. Edale Country Day and Fell Race today so place was bustling.crazy11/06/2017
Climbed with theDev as the third of three summits which included South Head and Mount Famine on a ten mile round out of Sparrowpit. Ledge at the base of the trig point made for an excellent seat. Finished walk off with a brew, welsh rarebit and cake at the excellent 'No Car Cafe' at Rushup Hall.thedobber01/06/2017
Second visit to Brown Knoll. What a change! Previously a morass of muddy peat, the trig is now paved round with stone flags. A new flag path leads south across Colborne. The walk took in Kinder summit, Kinder Low, Edale Rocks, Brown Knoll, then Rushup Edge, Lords Seat, and Mam Tor trig point. D, L, sunny, stiff breeze.Skip06/05/2017
2nd visit to top although passed by close on Edale Skyline once eith Ramblers A+ group. This visit as part of 14 mile walk from Edale station including Scramble up Crowden Brook to Crowden tower, track through Woolpacks, climbed Pym chair then continued about 50m before heading N then Nw to reach Kinder Scout summit then Nw to follow Pennine way to Red Brook then back on fp to Three Knolls, steep upto Kinderlow end path to Kinder Low trig point, Pw to Edale rocks, veered off to climb over Swine's back to Edale cross then over on bearing to climb upto Brown Knoll via paving slabs to trig point. Descent on slabs veering off to visit Cowburn air shaft no.2.Dazingdale09/04/2017
Parked at Barber Booth (free car park) and took the lane up the dale to Lee Ho, joining the Pennine Way to climb Jacob's Ladder to the col. Then south on the flagstone path to the summit. Walk continued to Lord's Seat. Solo.marktrengove28/03/2017
A great walk from Birchin Clough to Castleton. Boggy in places,but was pleasantly suprised by the new stone path from Brown Knoll to Chapel Gate.bigalga109/03/2017
Ascent as part of the Kinder LoopLavvaf7607/03/2017
With RM. Man at trig point waiting for delayed scouts. Others searching. New flagged path to south and west.Ashley28/01/2017
From the Lamb Inn car park via Famine Hill, South Head and excellent path across desolate moor. Boggy bits of path were frozen over. Paths very good (stone flags for last 1.5 Kms).Campbell Singer26/01/2017
Mill Hill, Brown Knoll, Lord's Seat, am Tor, Barker Bank, Lose Hillkeithouk06/11/2016
Edale - ChinleyAlex1759527/10/2016
With Jo, from Bowden Bridge: along riverbank to Hayfield, then up Highgate Road onto Mount Famine, South Head and Brown Knoll, returning down bridleway past the Edale Cross. Weather; sunny, warm with good visibility.amblerbob23/08/2016
New path to summit will be complete by December. Great views and dayTigger424217/08/2016
Continuing from Kinder Scout (Started at Edale) headed south down Pennine Way and then crossed muddy fields to aptly named Brown Knoll.muzza210/04/2016
Parked at 106847 and headed for Dalehead, then north close to the Orchards and up over Horsehill Tor. One hour forty minutes with GB.bolton01/04/2016
Barber Booth car park at SK10751 84725 Vehicle track to Dalehead Bunkhouse Crossed beck & then north along PRW before heading WNW up steep slope From where slope starts to ease at 094847 followed some decent paths to summit. (PM)gerrybowes01/04/2016
Aug 2015 crossed on a 4 hour training run (for the OMM)with Rob and L around Kinder from Mam Nick. Peaty bogs in places to bogtrot through = the usual black shoes, socks and feet.Chris Pearson16/08/2015
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave16/07/2015
9/10 Penultimate climb of day up Jacobs ladder to top flat top with trig pillarFergalh04/07/2015
Mam Tor, Kinder CircularCharlieRose30/06/2015
An evening hike that started overcast with spots of rain, but soon turning to sunshine, though windy all the while. Parked in the Mam Tor car park and headed west to Lord's Seat on Rushup Edge before steadily heading north to Brown Knoll, and Kinder Low. Followed escarpment edge to The Toe, the Wool Pack, and Crowdon Tower, before descending Crowden Beck to Upper Booth before following the road back up to Mam Tor car park. ~11 miles.VirtualMountain05/06/2015
3 boys tripghullgd10/05/2015
From Kinder Scout. Poor Conditions, wind rain mist.mick15/04/2015
3rd Sunday in a row we had full waterproofs on. Walked up from Hayfield taking in Mount Famine and South Head on a circular. Zig zagged to within 10 feet of the trig and gave up as it was in the middle of a wet peat bog.W111KYB08/03/2015
Circular walk from Rushup Edge to Horsehill Tor, Brown Knoll, Swinesback, Kinder Low, Kinder Scout, Grindslow Knoll, then back through Edale to Mam Torthe_adam20/02/2015
569mThe Grouse08/02/2015
Barber Booth, Jacobs Ladder, Brown Knoll, Lord's Seat, Mam Tor, Hollins Cross and back to Barber Booth. Lots of snow and glorious weather, what more could you ask for. DS.Fred Windsor07/02/2015
6th time returning to Kinder, Parked in Edale and re-walked Kinder with Brown Knoll, 11 miles in bad weather.DanTrig26/12/2014
walk from the sportsman. great walk in the snow.AvidSockWearer20/12/2014
With Dave as a circular from Hayfield - Mount Famine, South Head, Brown Knoll, Kinder Low, Downfall, The Edge, Williams Clough and Kinder ReservoirSkip23/11/2014
Chinley Station to Edale Station via Mount Famine, South Head, Brown Knoll and Lord's Seat (Rushup Edge).summitsup01/11/2014
Circular walk from Hayfield via Mount Famine and South Head on dry but very windy day.With Bridget and Oscar.catman16/08/2014
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge16/08/2014
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie16/08/2014
Part of a figure of eight route starting at Peep O Day and taking in Mount Famine, South Head, Brown Knoll and Chinley Churn (old and new tops). Clear dry day after working an early shift.BobHancock11/06/2014
With G. From Barber Booth car park > Brown Knoll via Jacob's Ladder & Edale Cross > Lord's Seat > Mam Tor > Hollin's Cross > Barber Booth.RT197026/05/2014
Part of Edale Skylinebri&dave04/05/2014
EDALE SKYLINE WALKEVERTON30/04/2014
From Lords Seat , Very low visibility followed path though also relied on compass for navigation . Good exercise and test of compass an map reading .Haygalzer20/04/2014