Tag Archive: peaks

Sep 08 2012

The Eyre Arms – Calver

OK peeps, hold the front page, we had encountered a hill walk where we managed to squeeze in two pubs! One of them would be our usual ‘end of walk’ beverage anyway, but I for one felt spoiled all the same. Kind of knowing we may just squeeze in two juicers today (pun not intended …

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Sep 08 2012

Barrel Inn – Bretton

Well this was a first. Due to the route to (and beyond) the trig point on Sir William Hill, we encountered a pub en route and by golly, even though it was only 11.25am, it was open (we weren’t sure it would be an 11er or a 12er as we approached!) Well it was a …

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Sep 08 2012

Walk 55: Beat The Bookie

Sir William Hill from Eyam: As the saying goes “the bookie always wins”, but today we aimed to prove that theory wrong, and hopefully we aimed to take on Sir William Hill and return triumphant.

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Aug 11 2012

Devonshire Arms – Baslow

After a lovely stroll from Bakewell we returned to the car to find there was a music festival on and the place was packed, so instead of chancing a busy pub, we jumped in the car and headed off to find the first one we fancied on the way home. That pub was the Devonshire …

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Aug 11 2012

Walk 53: Moor or Lees

Calton Pasture & Lees Moor from Bakewell: We had initially planned to begin this walk from Rowsley but after careful consideration it was decided that we should start from Bakewell instead. The reason for this was simple, Wu Tang said so, and being a considerate husband I listened and swiftly knocked a couple of miles off the route.

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