Tag: hiking

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 […]

A Snowy Cave Dale and Castleton Walk

A Snowy Cave Dale and Castleton Walk

These images are from a few weeks ago around Cave Dale and Castleton. We forgot all about them until today. The strangely attired fellas are part of the festivities around the Christmas lights in Castle. For more about Cave Dale you can click here.

Cave Dale in Spring

Cave Dale in Spring

On a dreary winter’s day like today I thought we could all do with a bit of cheering up so when I discovered some images we took when we started walking in the Spring they seem like just the ticket. Cave Dale is a picturesque […]

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 […]

Snow  In The Peak District – A Few Pictures

Snow In The Peak District – A Few Pictures

We decided to take a walk from Castleton, via Cave Dale and back down Winnats Pass today. It was interesting but quite tiring because of the snow on the tops and the water running down Cave Dale. Not to mention the sub-4 degree temperatures. However […]

Ascending Grindslow Knoll in Edale

Ascending Grindslow Knoll in Edale

We decided to climb Grindslow Knoll on one of the warmest days of the year but the following day was even hotter so on reflection I’m glad we did it when we did.  J Parking in Edale is always fun as it’s such a busy […]

Tittesworth Reservoir Gallery

Tittesworth Reservoir Gallery

I took these today at Tittesworth Reservoir in Staffordshire just south of the Peak District. We were hoping to walk around the entire reservoir but unfortunately Severn Trent Water are currently performing maintenance on the paths, which is great, but stopped us from completing 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 […]

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 […]

Gallery of Images from Froggatt Edge

Gallery of Images from Froggatt Edge

Here are some images from a recent walk along Froggatt Edge from Curbar Gap, to the Grouse Inn and back again.