Month: June 2018

A Walk Around Ladybower Reservoir On A Hot June Day

A Walk Around Ladybower Reservoir On A Hot June Day

Despite the glorious but strength-sapping June heat we went for a walk around Ladybower Reservoir today. If you like any of these pictures, or indeed any of the image published on our website and would like to own a copy of them as a print […]

Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower Cordial

This recipe for elderflower cordial makes a refreshing Summer drink when mixed with still or sparkling water. The elder flowers are abundant in hedgerows & woodland in June and can be easily gathered.  Make sure you leave some flowers to develop into berries for the […]

Froggatt Edge Round Walk

Froggatt Edge Round Walk

We had a local walk today around Curbar, Curbar Edge, Froggatt Edge, Grindleford and back to Froggatt. The whole route for a Froggatt Edge round walk is about 12.5km, just enough when the sun’s trying to break through the cloud and there’s a reasonable ascent […]

From Mam Tor To Lose Hill And Back Again

From Mam Tor To Lose Hill And Back Again

As quick walks go a trip along the Great Ridge from Mam Tor to Lose Hill is reasonably taxing. While the distance isn’t too great the undulating nature of this Peak District Feature means you have to put a lot of effort into it, especially […]

Edensor Day

Edensor Day

The village of Edensor holds an annual village fayre and open gardens in June. This year we decided to attend Edensor Day for the first time and found the £5 per person entry fee extremely good value for money. The village itself has a long […]

Haddon Hall On The Verge of Summer

Haddon Hall On The Verge of Summer

Because  of the really glorious weather last weekend we took a trip over to Bakewell and had another wander around Haddon Hall. We were rewarded with some beautiful images of the hall and gardens, just some of which can be seen below. If you would […]