Peak District – 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 – The Derwent Valley Heritage Way

Bushcraft – Chatsworth, Hob Hurst’s House & Forest Wild Camp

In this video I catch the bus to Baslow and then have a gentle stroll through the picturesque Chatsworth Estate. I follow the River Derwent down towards Beeley and then head up on to the moors to visit Hob Hurst's House which is a 3,000 year old burial mound. From there I make my way … Continue reading Bushcraft – Chatsworth, Hob Hurst’s House & Forest Wild Camp

Wild Swimming in the River Derwent at Chatsworth

Peak District – Stanage Edge Walk & 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 :-). http://www.shareyouradventure.com/map/perma/50943/iframe The day began … Continue reading Peak District – Stanage Edge Walk & Chatsworth Wild Swim

Peak District – Chatsworth House & Gardens

I spent many a happy day at Chatsworth playing in the river when I was younger, I've also had some great walks and bike rides around the estate. However... I've never been inside the house so I thought it was time I paid a visit. I must say I was very impressed, I'm a member … Continue reading Peak District – Chatsworth House & Gardens

Peak District – MTB & GoPro – Chatsworth Circuit

The day began with Ray and I arriving at Rowsley in the pouring rain, we met up with Andy who had brought his new Santa Cruz Bronson out to play. The route we were taking started from near Caudwell's Mill and the first ascent of the day came straight away when we headed up the … Continue reading Peak District – MTB & GoPro – Chatsworth Circuit

Peak District - Beeley Moor & Chatsworth

Peak District – Beeley Moor & Chatsworth

I sense a change coming, a change from the feeling that a walk has to be long, have lots of climbs and to feel as remote as possible. Ever since I first got in to walking these 3 aspects were essential every time I planned a route. Now days however they are not as important. … Continue reading Peak District – Beeley Moor & Chatsworth