Tag: Derbyshire

Village Green Cafe, Eyam

Village Green Cafe, Eyam

The Village Green Café Eyam nestles at the centre of a village steeped in history and genuine charm. Eyam Village has a long and fascinating history that draws visitors from across the UK and beyond. We talked to Sara at The Village Green Café about […]

Ascending Win Hill

Ascending Win Hill

Here are just a few of the images we took while climbing Win Hill in the Derbyshire peak District yesterday. A beautiful sunny spring day and one that we were very lucky to be able to take advantage of. We parked near the Yorkshire Bridge, […]

A Winter Walk around Derwent and Howden Reservoirs

A Winter Walk around Derwent and Howden Reservoirs

Walking in the upper Derwent Valley around the Derwent and Howden Reservoirs is one of our “stock walks”. if the weather’s a bit iffy and not overly great for photography, or if we just want to get a few miles in on paths that are […]

Mam Tor in Winter

Mam Tor in Winter

We walked up to the summit of Mam Tor today. Some of the images from that short walk are below. Beautiful as they are don;t be fooled into thinking you can trot up there at a moment’s notice. Today for example the wind was up […]

Walking Around a Misty Ladybower Reservoir

Walking Around a Misty Ladybower Reservoir

Despite the mist and slight drizzle we decided to take a quick walk from the Ladybower Dam up to the first bridge on the River Ashopton today. It was a steady 9 degrees all the way so the 12km walk was too taxing, though I […]

Ladybower Reservoir In Early December

Ladybower Reservoir In Early December

Walking around Ladybower was our second choice today after calling off a trek to Alport Castles. We felt the light was a bit flat so opted for a circuit around the northern arm of Ladybower reservoir rather than the trek across moorland. It was a […]

Kinder Scout Via Ringing Roger and Grindsbrook Knoll

Kinder Scout Via Ringing Roger and Grindsbrook Knoll

Kinder Scout is one of those hills in the Derbyshire Peak District that offers many different experiences for walkers. Because of its scale and topography there are numerous ways to approach it. Bisected by the Pennine Way South to North and with trails widely varying […]

Gallery From Our Walk On Curbar Edge

Gallery From Our Walk On Curbar Edge

We took a walk through Curbar Woods to Curbar Edge and Baslow Edge yesterday. That took in Curbar Gap, Eagle Flats, the Eagle Stone and the Wellington Memorial. It was a bit cold but certainly blew the cobwebs away! Even though the weather was a […]

Over Exposed Crash Site On Bleaklow

Over Exposed Crash Site On Bleaklow

One of the most evocative locations in the Peak District is the site of the crash of the Boeing RB-29 Superfortress “Over Exposed”. The wreckage covers a wide area and is a well known feature for hikers on the Pennine Way in the Peaks, though […]

An Autumn Walk Around Litton and Cressbrook Dale

An Autumn Walk Around Litton and Cressbrook Dale

Walking around Litton and Cressbrook Dale is something that I’d been meaning to do for some time. I spent some time there as a child so have very happy memories of the village of Litton. The weather today was a little dull with very occasional […]