Category: White Peak walks

Another busy week

26.9-1.10.16 The season is slowly coming to an end but here at Come walk with me we are still staying busy with a wide range of different activities. We started the week down in Mansfield at Sutton Road Primary School where we were helping to deliver an Entrust Base Camp programme in the school grounds!

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D of E assessment with Ormiston College

17-18.9.16 Walking with; Ormiston College Team 3 Whilst I can quite confidently say I know the rugged, wild Dark Peak like the back of my hand I have been a little guilty of neglecting the White Peak, it’s gentler, more bucolic cousin. So, when Entrust booked me in to supervise Team 3 on this Bronze

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A wander from The Cat and Fiddle

24.11.15 Walking with; Nobody “The Cat and Fiddle” is one of those iconic Peak District pubs perched on the bleak moorland above Macclesfield. It can be a wild spot in the Winter and the road that it sits alongside is usually one of the first closed by snow when it hits this part of the

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Walks in the Derbyshire Dales

14.1.15 Walking with; Nathan     I met Nathan when we were both Mountain Leader trainees and we have remained good walking buddies ever since and had some decent adventures on hills from Crib Goch to Galloway. He now lives the other side of Chesterfield which means he is ideally positioned for the White Peaks

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My latest newspaper column

Distance; 8.5 miles Time 4.5 hours The village of Tideswell may not have the twee prettiness of some of it’s more visited counterparts but it is a fantastic base for exploring the Peak District and with it’s famous bakery, a couple of fish and chip shops, tearooms, pubs and a greengrocer it provides all the

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Two White Peak walks

8&10th/01/14 When I think about walking in the Peak District my mind is automatically drawn to the Dark Peak, to the rough, wild peaks of Kinder, Black Hill and Bleaklow. In my mind’s eye the White Peak is gentler, almost twee, cutesy villages tucked in Limestone dales, it lacks the raw wildness of the hills

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