Category: Lyme Park

A Lyme Park Loop

30.12.14 Walking with; Ruthy     After an Irish Christmas with the in-laws and a ceaseless flow of food and drink shaped hospitality, my belly had come to resemble something akin to that of Father Christmas himself. The extra stone and a bit of Turkey, Mince Pies, Guinness, Stilton, Port and chocolate needed to be

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Lyme Park and Rivington Pike- Two great local walks

12/13.2.14Walking with; Gary  Whilst the traditional image of Manchester is one of grim industrialisation, one of the reasons I have made it my home is because of the superb access it offers to the great outdoors! On a good day I can be in Windermere in 90 minutes, Llanberis is not much further and I

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Dog Bite

So there I was meandering around Lyme Park working on my navigation and map work and trying to better understand contours and re-entrants and the like. I was approaching “The Cage” when a little yappy Terrier type dog came hurtling towards me and circled me twice before biting me on the calf. I have to

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Another weekly wander or two……….

21/23.5.13Walking with; Nobody I love having the Peak District on my doorstep, it means when time is short or inclination is in lowish supply I can still get out and experience some of the finest countryside Britain has to offer without it really feeling like an effort….and so it was last week, two very different

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A Canalside amble

15.11.12Walking with; Nobody A combination of family weddings and man flu have meant not much in the way of walking lately and, on the rare occasion I’ve been free, not a great deal of energy to climb tall, pointy things. The beauty of walking however is, of course, you can do it anywhere, and there

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A Lyme Park Loop

12.4.12 Walking with; Nobody When I first moved to the North West one of the first places I visited was Lyme Park and it’s remained a firm favourite ever since whenever I get the itch for a few miles. The house itself is the largest in Cheshire and is Grade one listed. It was built

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