Peak District Walk – Padley Gorge, Higger Tor & Lumsdale

This weeks wander took place on a Sunday, a weekend of all times.... It's very rare indeed that I walk at a weekend mainly due to the fact that those days are reserved for family time, I work shifts which rotate so I usual stick to heading out when I'm off Monday to Friday. My … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Padley Gorge, Higger Tor & Lumsdale

The GoPro Hero 3 shooting a sunset Time Lapse

Peak District – Wild Camping – Grindslow Knoll on Kinder Scout

It's the school holiday's, the weather is getting better, so that means only one thing.... Convince my daughter that the best way to spend an evening is up a mountain somewhere. As it's Peak Routes, that somewhere is naturally the Peak District, The Glorious Peak District. Let me tell you folks, the UK's First National … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Grindslow Knoll on Kinder Scout

Looking out the main entrance of Thor's Cave

Peak District Walk – Manifold Dale & Thor’s Cave

I went for a short wander today down Manifold Dale in the Staffordshire part of the Peak District beginning at Hulme End. The route down the Manifold Valley Trail is nice and gentle, before I knew it I had reached my destination of Thor's Cave. I had an extended lunch break in Thor's Cave while … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Manifold Dale & Thor’s Cave

Bleaklow Stones from Grinah Stones

Peak District Walk – Grinah Stones & Bleaklow Stones

I love the Peak District as I'm sure you may have guessed by now if you're a regular visitor. I like to get away from the crowds, find a quiet spot and enjoy the tranquility the Peaks have to offer. There are many great spots you can go to, especially midweek, where you can find … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Grinah Stones & Bleaklow Stones

Waterfalls in Lathkill Dale

Peak District Walk – Lathkill Dale & Bradford Dale – Feb 2014

Not every walk has to be an epic, with 25+ miles in a day or with thousands of metres of ascent. My friend Ray & I had a spare day so we decided we would go to Alport for a wander down Lathkill Dale. We picked up some food, filled a flask with coffee, grabbed … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Lathkill Dale & Bradford Dale – Feb 2014

Derbyshire Walk – Ashover & Milltown Quarry

Ashover is one of my favorite places for many reasons, It is a nice picturesque village where my friends and I have spent a lot of time over the years. Perhaps the main reason is due to the Old Poets Corner being located there, The Poets is a great country pub that offers traditional ales, … Continue reading Derbyshire Walk – Ashover & Milltown Quarry