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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 […]

Alport Castles

Alport Castles

Alport Castles is a striking geological feature between the River Alport and Birchinlee Pasture on the eastern side of Alport Dale at OS map reference SK142915 on the OL1 Explorer Series map. Called castles because of their resemblance to a series of man-made defensive structures […]

Walking Around Derwent and Howden Reservoirs

Walking Around Derwent and Howden Reservoirs

Some of the nicest places to walk in the Peak District are the reservoirs. Many are easily circumnavigated by well-maintained paths and for the most part are flat, or flat-ish because they follow the shoreline. They vary in size but some of the biggest are […]