Tag Archive: peaks

Jul 14 2012

Stables Bar – Monsal Head

As we drove to the car park we passed through the villages of Great Longstone (2 pubs spotted) and Little Longstone (1 pub spotted), so it appeared we wouldn’t go thirsty. Well as we pulled into the car park, it only happened to be right next to another boozer…excellent choice Sir Edmund. So with the …

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Jul 14 2012

Walk 51: A Long Time Coming

Longstone Moor & Wardlow from Monsal Head: It had been 7 weeks since our Trailtrekker adventure and after giving ourselves a little time off we felt now was the right time to begin our walking once again.

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Jan 28 2012

Bulls Head- Castleton

Sat at the end of the Hope valley, in the shadow of Mam Tor, Castleton appeared to offer us plenty of choice for our post-ramble beverage. After a delightful mornings rambling up and around the iconic ‘shivering mountain’, we decided on the Bulls Head, the deciding factor obviously being it was the nearest (we do …

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Jan 28 2012

Walk 41: The Badgers on Tor

Mam Tor & Lord’s Seat (Rushup Edge) from Castleton: This was our third walk since we signed up to do Oxfam’s Trailtrekker and the third walk in which all of the team weren’t in attendance.

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Jan 14 2012

The Clarence – Greenfield

After a gentle stroll up and around Hoarstone Edge and Alphin Pike, we set off back towards the M62 from Dovestone Reservoir car park, with the intention of stopping at any pub that took our fancy…so the first pub that came into view it was then. Sat in the Chew Valley, and less than a …

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