Tag Archive: peaks

Jan 14 2012

Walk 40: Stone Cold Sober

Hoarstone Edge & Alphin Pike from Dovestone Reservoir: Our first walk of 2012 and it was certainly good to get back into the swing of things after the Christmas excess. We arrived at Dovestone Reservoir to find Jane, Lucy and Katie already wrapped up and ready to go, so we hastily jumped out of the car and prepared ourselves.

Dec 28 2011

The Woodroffe Arms – Hope

So we wandered down to the Peak District to blow a few cobwebs off from the festive period…but of course at the end of the walk we had to visit a local hostelry! And The Woodroffe Arms was ideally situated bang next door to the car park in Hope. Luckily we had made the walk …

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Dec 28 2011

Walk 39: Walking in a Win-ter Wonderland

Win Hill from Hope: It had been decided in late November that we would have a walk over Christmas to blow away a few cobwebs, and try to walk off a bit of turkey before the new year detox, but now the day was here and all I wanted to do was stay in bed.

Nov 19 2011

The Red Lion – Burnsall

We reached the Red Lion after a short and sweet circular route from Burnsall, and after taking the boots off at the car we made the 50 yard journey to the pub. Upon entering it wasn’t quite as I remember it but it was ten years since my last visit and I quickly realised that …

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Oct 15 2011

The Fleece Inn – Holme

After a very pleasant first ramble in the Peak District we arrived back in the small hamlet of Crowden and were informed by our man in the know, Sir Edmund, that there was a pub. He then revised this to there wasn’t a pub…I beg your pardon Sir Edmund??? No! what now?? So after a …

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