Kinder Scout is a National Nature Reserve and moorland plateau located in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District in Derbyshire. It is the highest point in the East Midlands.
Kinder Scout can be accessed from the villages of Hayfield and Edale. It is a popular hiking location in the High Peaks area of Derbyshire. The Pennine Way crosses Kinder Scout and due to its popularity, the underlying peat has been eroded away. Derbyshire County Council and the Peak District National Park have collaborated together with the National Trust to repair this damage.
In 1932, the mass trespass targeted the area. This was to highlight that ramblers were denied access to areas of open countryside. In 2003, the "right to roam" on uncultivated land became law.