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Bus up, Walk down

During the summer months, a community bus runs from town up to Widdop. We have made use of this service on several occasions. Usually, we alight at Blake Dean then choose a walking route back down the valley. 495 more words

Hebden Bridge

Edale to Kinder Low Circular Hike

Brodie stopped a few feet below me and gave me a look: ‘so, who were you calling old?’ she seemed to be asking. I was picking my way hesitantly down Grindsbrook Clough, a pretty steep rocky path that hugs the brook and wends its way off Kinder Low, back down to Edale, which was not yet visible below us. 847 more words


Walks around Britain podcast

Earlier in the year I was approached by Andrew White of Walks around Britain along with Damian Hall (writer and ultra runner who came fourth in the tough Spine Race in 2014) to discuss our very different experiences of completing the Pennine Way, a national trail which celebrates it’s 50th birthday in 2015. 108 more words

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Brown Knoll - on a horseshoe walk of the Edale valley

After a nights camping at Ashbourne (trying out a new tent) we drove upto the Edale valley, a favourite of ours, to undertake a walk in the shadow of Kinder Scout. 603 more words


Pennine Way – Oct 1 – Day 21

Another fine day brought an easy mile-bashing trek over the delightful Cheviot hills. Although high and affording wonderful views, the hills are more rounded and friendly than the Pennines or the Peaks. 148 more words


Pennine Way – Sep 30 – Day 20

Another gloriously sunny day was marred only by the need to walk through interminable miles of pine trees. Kielder Forest must be the size of a small county and I see nothing aesthetically pleasing about these conifers, jammed together to ensure nothing else can thrive in their inky depths. 190 more words



Veggie burger with chips and salad was finally realised once I’d talked a kindly couple into shifting up on one of the long couches in the far room. 1,794 more words