The Mass Trespass on Kinder Scout

In April 1932, hundreds of walkers organised a mass trespass on a mountain in the English Peak District called Kinder Scout. The trespass was a major step in the fight for access to the British countryside. At the time, much wild land was privately owned and controlled by game-keepers. Witness hears from one of the last survivors of the Trespass. The programme also includes accounts of the protest in the BBC archive.

(Photo: Kinder Scout. BBC copyright)

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Mon 27 Apr 2015 07:50 GMT

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