I experienced almost every type of weather over the 10 miles of this route to the impressive Tower at Alport Castles in the Peak District.
It’s a glorious day, you didn’t need your waterproofs, Yaktrax, walking poles, rucksack or water reservoir for this little day trip into your local National Park. You even know the route well. Everybody you’re with is cracking their best jokes and laughing. You never want this to end! Congratulations, you’re having some Type I fun!
This walk from The Roaches to Lud’s Church takes us to a place where strange folk dwell and even stranger legends persist.
“What does Forrest Gump have to do with hill walking in the Peak District?” I hear you ask.
A walk from Castleton to Mam Tor across the length of The Great Ridge.
The voice in my head is an asshole.
Hot on the heels of our moderately successful post ‘Hill Walking: A Manifesto for Londoners’, we’re proud to bring you ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Hill Walking’.
In a quiet distant corner of the Dove Valley, a dragon has lain sleeping for millions of years.