Peak District – Gardom’s Edge Historic Sites & Hammock Camp

Living near Chesterfield gives me great access to the eastern part of the Peak District, I've walked and camped in most areas there now but one spot hadn't been checked off my list. Gardom's Edge... The weather was due to be pretty bad on the day of my camp, not quite as bad as my … Continue reading Peak District – Gardom’s Edge Historic Sites & Hammock Camp

Peak District – The 9 Edges Challenge

The 9 Edges Challenge is a 21 mile route that crosses 9 gritstone edges in the eastern Peak District. It's an annual charity event put on in aid of the Edale Mountain rescue service that pits walkers, runners and climbers against some famous Derbyshire gritstone edges. Derwent, Stanage, Upper Burbage, Lower Burbage, Frogatt, Curbar, Baslow, … Continue reading Peak District – The 9 Edges Challenge

Peak District Walk – Birchen & Curbar Edge – Stags on Big Moor

In this video my friend Ray and I head out for a short walk on the eastern moors of the Derbyshire Peak District. We walk via Birchen and White Edge to big Moor to watch the Stags, then head back to Robin Hood via Curbar, Baslow and Gardoms Edges. Route Map - http://my.viewranger.com/track/details/NjA0MzUzNw== GPX File … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Birchen & Curbar Edge – Stags on Big Moor

Peak District Walk – The Derwent Valley Heritage Way

The Derwent Valley Heritage Way is a 55 mile route tracing the course of the River Derwent from Heatherdene to Derwent Mouth. The river begins up at Swaines Greave near Bleaklow and then flows down in to the chain of reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley. It flows in to Howden, Derwent and then Ladybower … Continue reading Peak District Walk – The Derwent Valley Heritage Way

Peak District – Bleaklow Stones Walk & Wild Camp

In this video my friend Rich and I meet up at Bamford for a walk and a wild camp to see if we can spot the Perseids Meteor Shower. We had a very rough plan, meet up at Bamford at around lunch time and then head somewhere to camp away from the summer crowds. The only … Continue reading Peak District – Bleaklow Stones Walk & Wild Camp

Peak District – Kinder Scout Walk & Wild Camp in the Luxe HexPeak

For the first outing in my new Luxe HexPeak v4a I arranged an overnight Peak District adventure with my friend Rich aka UKWildCamper on YouTube, we met up at the Rambler in Edale for a quick pre walk drink before leaving the warmth of the open fire and heading off out in to the elements. … Continue reading Peak District – Kinder Scout Walk & Wild Camp in the Luxe HexPeak

Peak District Walk – Derwent Edge & Ladybower Reservoir

For my first walk back in the Peak District after my holiday in Tasmania I went for an old favourite. Derwent Edge from the Ashopton Viaduct and back along the side of the Ladybower Reservoir. The weather was set to be good in the eastern part of the Peaks so off we went to burn … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Derwent Edge & Ladybower Reservoir

Peak District Walk – Monsal Trail & The DJI Phantom 4

In this video we walk along the Monsal Trail from Bakewell to Millers Dale then back via Litton Mill and Cressbrook. I took my DJI Phantom 4 for it's first flight in the Peak District, we captured some great views of the Headstone Viaduct and even flew it though the headstone tunnel. After the flight … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Monsal Trail & The DJI Phantom 4

Peak District Walk – Three Shire Heads & Shutlingsloe

In this video I parked at the Cat & Fiddle Inn and then headed over the moors towards Danebower and the old Colliery Chimney. After skipping over the very wet and boggy ground while following the river down stream I arrived at the border between Staffordshire, Cheshire and my beloved Derbyshire. Three Shire Heads is … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Three Shire Heads & Shutlingsloe

Peak District Walk – Kinder Scout & Hope Cross in the Snow

In this Peak District outing I head to Kinder Scout to enjoy some of the first proper snow of winter and of 2016. I parked at Edale and began by walking up to Ringing Roger on Kinder, after a short while taking in the views I walked via Crookstone Knoll down to Hope Cross and … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Kinder Scout & Hope Cross in the Snow