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85 years on from the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass rangers battle to restore the rare Peak District bog

A Peak District hillside that became a battleground ramblers’ right to roam is now at the centre of a new fight – as rangers battle to save one of the world’s rarest nature habitats. 506 more words

Hulme End - April 2017

We set off for our next adventure at just after 4.00pm on Friday evening. As we crossed over the A1 we could see that the traffic was stationary so we cut across country and arrived at  482 more words

Test riding the Pennine Bridleway tour

I’ve just ridden days 2, 3 and 4 of the Penine Bridleway tour ahead of September (yes I know I’ve missed out day 1 but as it’s closest to me I’ll come back and remind myself of that section next week!). 463 more words


17.23 miles in a week of beautiful walks

I would never have believed you if you had told me I could walk over 17 miles in a week and actually enjoy it! It sounds so far but it was helped by the bank holiday meaning we could walk 3.6 miles stopping for a drink on the way and the mornings without T meaning I could do 1 mile before work with Poppy. 380 more words

The Living Mountain - Nan Shepherd

Light in Scotland has a quality I have not met elsewhere. It is luminous without being fierce, penetrating to immense distances with an effortless intensity. 624 more words


Cock Knarr #RudePeak No 2

We featured Wild Bank Hill in our recent ‘Peak’s Best Small Hills‘ article, and it’s a cracking place with a lot going for it for the serious walker: Open Access moorland; views of the metropolis of Manchester to the west, the wilds of the Dark Peak to the east; a trig point for the enthusiastic bagger. 361 more words