Friday, 18 November 2016

Chatsworth (circular) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 18/11/16 - 6.5 Miles

Chatsworth displays its Autumn colours.
But they do need to crack on with that renovation.

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Matlock (circular) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 13/11/16 - 4 Miles - Helen (Molly)

On our way up from Matlock we met these friendly donkeys.
Riber Castle in the distance.
After losing our way (which cut out about a third of the walk), we trudged back down the Limestone Way, defeated and disappointed (oh dear) !

Friday, 11 November 2016

Grindleford/Burbage Rocks/Longshaw (circular) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 11/11/16 - 8.5 Miles

Giant kitten tried to hassle me, when I was having my morning coffee at Padley Chapel.
However it shrunk in size when I said it could sit by my rucksack.
Mexican horse finds itself separated from a Californian horse.
My lunch spot atop Higger Tor was buzzed by a low flying sausage roll.
Myself Burbaging along by the rocks.
Welcome to Longshaw Estate.
Wooden Pole tries to point the finger at someone else.

Saturday, 22 October 2016

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Bakewell (circular) - Derbyshire (White Peak) - 20/10/16 - 9.5 Miles

The Monsal trail on a perfect Autumn day.
Cliched Peak District viewpoint tries to get in the way of my lunch.
Once again I struggle to maintain my focus.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Castleton (circular) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 15/10/16 - 7.75 Miles - Helen (Molly)

As we made our way up Cave Dale, I was confident that my two guides would stop me cocking up this route (as I did on 21st Sept).
What a cracking Autumn day.
The imposing Mam Tor.
As we headed back to Castleton the scenery just got better and better (even if it included Hope Castle).

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Birchen Edge (circular) - Derbyshire (Peak District) - 08/10/16 - 4.25 Miles - Helen (Molly)

Dog and owner take turns to lean against the trig point on Birchen Edge.
Molly investigates the Wellington Monument.
The ascent to Gardoms Edge.