Category Archives: Peak District

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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Hathersage reccee

My walk this week was from Hathersage in the Peak District. I was there to do a reccee for a forthcoming Crosby Rambling Club walk that Malcolm is due to lead. We set off from the village and headed south … Continue reading

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Around Chatsworth Park

I’m back in Baslow in the Peak District with Crosby Rambling Club. Having accompanied Les on the reccee for the ‘A’ party walk I decided to do the slightly less strenuous B walk led by Ray. We did a figure-of-eight … Continue reading

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On the edge

On the edge, or should that be plural, on the edges. Todays walk  took me along some of the edges that make up the gritstone escarpment that stretches along the eastern rim of the Derwent Valley. I was out with … Continue reading

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