Category Archives: Peak District

Across the fields to Cocking Tor.

My walk last week was in the White Peak Area where Les and I set out to walk some of the less well known hills of the Derbyshire Dales. We were doing a reccee for the next Crosby Rambling Club … Continue reading

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Mam Tor and the Great Ridge with Crosby Rambling Club.

At the weekend I was in Castleton with my local rambling club. I was doing the ‘B’ walk and our aim was to climb up Mam Tor and walk along the Great Ridge. This walk was voted 10th in Britain’s … Continue reading

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Lots of mud at Hayfield

Last Sunday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club when we visited Hayfield in the Peak District. The recent snow meant that conditions would be treacherous up on Kinder so all three groups settled for lower level walks. I chose … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club visits The Roaches.

Last Sunday I was back at The Roaches with Crosby Rambling Club. This time I took it easy and did the B walk, a steady 8 miles. From the visitors centre at Tittesworth Reservoir we walked across field towards Windygates … Continue reading

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The Roaches and Lud’s Church

The gritstone edge of The Roaches form the western boundary of the Peak District. The name is derived from the French ‘rochers’ for rocks. We  were there to do a reccee for the next walk with Crosby Rambling Club. We … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club visits Buxton.

I’m back in Buxton with Crosby Rambling Club and today I am going to do the ‘B’ party walk. A gentle 8.5 miles leading into the Goyt Valley. Heavy overnight rain means that we can expect a lot of mud. … Continue reading

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Bright and Breezy at Buxton.

I’m off to Buxton with Les to do the reccee for the next Crosby Rambling Club walk. It is a reccee for the “A” party walk. Les said it would be about 11 miles but I just know it will … Continue reading

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