Category Archives: Derbyshire

A walk through the Derbyshire Dales.

We started our walk from the pretty village of Tideswell and headed off along Church Lane. We had just under a mile of road walking before we could turn off onto a footpath running along Litton Edge. From the edge … Continue reading

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Bamford and Win Hill

Sunday 29th June. I’m back in Bamford with Crosby Rambling Club but having done the recce for the ‘A’ party just a few days ago I decided to have an easier day and do the ‘B’ walk led by Keith. … Continue reading

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On the edge

                                                       Panorama from Bamford Edge June 23rd 2014. On the edge, but which one. Today I am off to the Peak District with Les and Roger to do the reccee for the next walk for Crosby Rambling Club. Why have … Continue reading

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Mam Tor and the Great Ridge.

Yesterday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club when we visited Castleton and walked along Great Ridge. This ridge separates the carboniferous limestone of the White Peak from the gritstone of the Dark Peak to the north. The ridge extends … Continue reading

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Hartington

1st July 2012. We are now into July and it is still raining. Will it ever stop? Today I walked with my local rambling club, Crosby CHA. I did the “A” walk led by Martin Murphy. We started from the … Continue reading

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The Kinder Trespass

Sunday 18th March 2012. It is almost 80 years since the Mass Trespass of April 24th 1932 when 400 members of the British Workers’ Sport federation turned up at Bowden Bridge Quarry for the walk that was to change the … Continue reading

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Ashford in the Water and Monsal Dale.

On Sunday I walked with my local rambling club. we visited Bakewell and I did an easy 8 miles from Ashford in the Water to Bakewell via Monsal Dale. The ‘B’ walk started from Ashford in the Water, an attractive … Continue reading

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