Peak District – Winter Camp at Crookstone Knoll on Kinder Scout

This weeks mini Peak District adventure was a last minute winter wild camp at Crookstone Knoll on Kinder Scout. I spotted a nice little weather window so packed my kit and headed to Hope. I walked up via the Roman Road to Hope Cross as fast as my legs could carry me as it was … Continue reading Peak District – Winter Camp at Crookstone Knoll on Kinder Scout

Peak District – Wild Camping above the clouds on Kinder Scout

This weeks mini adventure will officially go down as my favourite ever solo wilds camp in the glorious Peak District, all the conditions were perfect to make it a night to remember. I arrived in Edale to clear skies and as I walked up Kinder Scout the mist / cloud began to roll up the … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping above the clouds on Kinder Scout

Discreetly pitched up on White Edge

Peak District – Wild Camping – White Edge

As is usually the way with my shift patterns, the great weather comes when I'm at work and the rain arrives just in time for my days off. Well, it certainly feels that way at times and this week was no exception. My mate Ray and I managed to select perhaps the best day however … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – White Edge

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

Peak District – Wild Camping – Mermaid’s Pool

My daughter and I walked up on to Kinder Scout to wild camp at a spot I'd wanted to revisit for a long while... The Legendary Mermaid's Pool. I went in search of the mermaid in order to be granted eternal life, sadly she was nowhere to be seen 🙂 Amy used my trusty Wild … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Mermaid’s Pool

Peak District – Limestone Way – Matlock to Castleton

Ever since my journey along the southern half of the Pennine Way (The Pennine Way – 7 Days from Edale to Thwaite – April 2013) I've been trying to get out wild camping as much as possible. I love the freedom of being able to pitch anywhere (with in reason) and enjoy my surroundings. I … Continue reading Peak District – Limestone Way – Matlock to Castleton

Peak District – Wild Camping – Axe Edge Moor

Walking is one of my biggest passions in life, the freedom and oneness with the landscape really appeal to me. I crave solitude at times when it comes to walking, sadly in the Peak District there are very few places that you can go to get away from the crowds. Over these last few years … Continue reading Peak District – Wild Camping – Axe Edge Moor