Peak District Walk – The Great Ridge – Mam Tor & Lose Hill

This weeks wander was a relatively short one but one of those classic Peak District routes, The Great Ridge. My partner Lisa and I met up with some of her friends from work at Hope before walking over towards Castleton, The Broken Road and up on to Mam Tor after a quick stop at the … Continue reading Peak District Walk – The Great Ridge – Mam Tor & Lose Hill

Peak District Walk – Eyam Moor & Wet Withens Stone Circle

In this walk we take in some of the history and sights up on Eyam Moor and the surrounding valleys. Eyam Village is a fascinating place that saw an outbreak of the bubonic plague in 1665, there is a hall and museum there which house some very interesting stories and are well worth a detour. … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Eyam Moor & Wet Withens Stone Circle

Peak District Walk – The Roaches & Lud’s Church

This week I headed out to meet my friend Andy for another very wet and wild wander in the glorious Peak District. We parked up at Gradbach and made our way up and over the moors to the southern slopes of Hen Cloud, from there we battled through the wind and some heavy rain towards … Continue reading Peak District Walk – The Roaches & Lud’s Church

Peak District Walk – Chrome & Parkhouse Hill

In this video I head to Crowdecote to meet my friend Andy, we then wandered up and over Parkhouse Hill in the rain before the weather changed. It was rather windy and wild as we descended the northern route down Parkhouse but thankfully neither of us fell down the slippery limestone path. The next obstacle … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Chrome & Parkhouse Hill

Peak District Walk – Cressbrook Dale & Peter’s Stones

This week I decided to head out along a route I had walked in the past, this time armed with my DSLR to make a video of some of the great spots you pass along the way. The last time I walked this way I recorded an episode of the Peak Routes Podcast which you … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Cressbrook Dale & Peter’s Stones

Peak District Walk – Wildboar Clough Scramble & Bleaklow

This week my friend Ray and I headed up on to Bleaklow via what is perhaps one of my favourite routes in the glorious Peak District, Wildboar Clough. It really is an excellent route and if you stick to the course of the river it can become pretty challenging in wet weather. We started the … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Wildboar Clough Scramble & Bleaklow

Peak District Walk – B-29 Superfortress Bomber & A Bothy

This weeks wander sees me return to a route that has become a firm favourite, it's one of those routes that I could quite happily do again and again as every time it feels different. Birchin Clough is a great place to start a walk, there are so many great options and you can sample … Continue reading Peak District Walk – B-29 Superfortress Bomber & A Bothy

Peak District Walk – Shining Tor & Goyt Valley

This week I headed out for a wander starting from the Cat & Fiddle Inn with my friends Jay & Matt. The day started off very overcast and as Jay and I arrived to meet Matt the cloud base was all the way down to the roof of the Inn. The weather was forecast to … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Shining Tor & Goyt Valley

Peak District Walk – The Broken Road & The Great Ridge

This week I headed out for a wander with a photography group who were tackling a classic route in the Peak District. I had been invited along by my friend Graeme aka @Black73Cat on twitter (and all good social networks), he can also be found at http://www.black73cat.co.uk. The route in question was the Great Ridge … Continue reading Peak District Walk – The Broken Road & The Great Ridge

Wild Swimming in the River Derwent at Chatsworth

Peak District Walk – Stanage Edge & Chatsworth Wild Swim

Another weekend, another wander, I'm getting rather used to this weekend walking lately. Thankfully my daughter agreed to come out in to the Peak District for a short route along Stanage Edge, only after I promised that there would be a nice cream van at the end of the walk :-). The day began with … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Stanage Edge & Chatsworth Wild Swim