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Seeking a Kinder surprise

Posted 15 March 2012
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People interested in myths and legends could make a trip to Loch Ness, but a considerably smaller body of water offers one in the Peak District.

The Mermaid's Pool on Kinder Scout is a small mountain tarn, a rarity on the Derbyshire moors and - so legend has it - home to a mermaid that can only be seen on Easter Sunday, which this year falls on April 8th.

National park rangers will conduct a walk from Bowden Bridge near Hayfield to the pool, starting at 10:30 BST and returning by 15:00.

Participants are advised to bring walking boots and waterproofs.

The legend of the pool holds that anyone seeing the mermaid will live forever, a promise one Hayfield man trusted so much that he visited every Easter Sunday.

While he did not gain immortality, the exercise may have done him good as he did live to the grand old age of 104.
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