Peak District – MTB – Ladybower Loop & Hagg Farm Descent

In this video my mate Andy and I head out on the bikes around Ladybower. We set off from Fairholmes and headed north along Ladybower, Derwent and Howden dams to Slippery Stones and the back down the eastern side to the Ashopton Viaduct. We then proceeded along the southern side of Ladybower before crossing the … Continue reading Peak District – MTB – Ladybower Loop & Hagg Farm Descent

Crow Stones and Derwent Edge

Peak District – Howden Edge

I really love walking places I've never been before and seeing sights I've never seen. A lot of my inspiration has come from looking across a valley while out walking, seeing a feature on a map or hearing stories from other walkers. Today's inspiration came when looking across from Margery Hill while I did a … Continue reading Peak District – Howden Edge

Upper Derwent Valley - Summer Heather

Peak District – River Derwent & Grinah Stones

The summer holidays are over, the kids are back at school and that means more hill time for me. I really enjoyed the 6 weeks holidays with my daughter this year, we spent a fabulous week in Northumberland, did a Wild Camp up near Bamford Edge, Cycled the Monsal Trail and did a few local … Continue reading Peak District – River Derwent & Grinah Stones

Peak District – Howden, Bleaklow & Alport

After my windy walk with Andy last week ("Peak District – Ladybower & Alport Dale") I decided it was high time for another Peak District outing. There has been rather a drought when it comes to walking of late, what with one thing and another I just haven't had the time to head out. I … Continue reading Peak District – Howden, Bleaklow & Alport

Peak District – Ladybower & Alport Dale

After a relative drought when it comes to walking I decided I would head out come rain or shine today. The forecast was for high winds and also plenty of rain but I thought what the heck, I'll just go for it. A quick call to my mate Andy and the plan was set. We … Continue reading Peak District – Ladybower & Alport Dale

Peak District – Ladybower Loop

The weather looked promising, I felt full of energy, my batteries (iPhone & Body) were charged & I had been planning this particular route in my head for months. Nothing too strenuous but it does take in some of the Peak Districts greatest sights. The start/end point for this little wander is at Ashopton Viaduct … Continue reading Peak District – Ladybower Loop