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Kinder Scout trespass, 80 years on

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Eighty years ago, on April 24th 1932, scores of mainly young working class men exercised what they saw as their right to roam across the hills in the Mass Trespass of Kinder Scout mountain in Derbyshire.

In doing so they defied the police and gamekeepers and set in train an open access movement.

The BBC's Bob Walker looks back at the trespass and speaks to George Haigh, one of the last surviving ramblers.


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