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

The view down to the Headstone Viaduct from Fin Cop

Peak District – Wild Camping – Monsal Dale & Fin Cop

This week my friend Ray and I decided to head out for a last minute wild camp in the Glorious Peak District. I had been day dreaming about a certain spot for weeks which would require a bit of stealth as it was a rather cheeky location. We packed our bivvys, grabbed food and headed … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Monsal Dale & Fin Cop

Peter's Stone aka Gibbet Rock

Peak District Walk – Monsal, Cressbrook, Tideswell & Miller’s Dale

Another week, another walk and this time there was no getting around the bad weather. We have had lots of rain in recent weeks and the forecast was for more, the MET Office said that the rain was due to be around all day in the Peak District so I decided to stay low. I … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Monsal, Cressbrook, Tideswell & Miller’s Dale

Peak Routes Podcast – Episode 10 – Monsal, Cressbrook, Tideswell & Miller’s Dale

Episode 10 of the Peak Routes Podcast is the first to be recorded using my new Zoom H1 and it features a walk starting at the Monsal Head Hotel. Firstly I wander down Monsal Dale to Cressbrook Mill, from there I head up Cressbrook Dale itself, through the National Nature Reserve up to Gibbet Rock … Continue reading Peak Routes Podcast – Episode 10 – Monsal, Cressbrook, Tideswell & Miller’s Dale

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

Litton Tunnel

Peak District Walk – Monsal Trail

The weather this summer has been terrible, that is no understatement, it really has been rubbish. I know it must be digitally programmed into our British DNA to complain about the weather but this year it really is a valid complaint. We have had the odd day here and there where it has been nice … Continue reading Peak District Walk – Monsal Trail

Peak District – Monsal Head – Social Hiking Meet Up

I've just got home from a fantastic meet up in the Peak District with my friends from Social Hiking - ShareYourAdventure.com. It was great to finally meet some of the people who I've been chatting to for the last year or so, we have all become friends while Sharing our Adventures on this fantastic website … Continue reading Peak District – Monsal Head – Social Hiking Meet Up