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Bakewell Circular

You know those perfect days out on the bike, the ones where everything comes together – the trails, the views, the chilled out cafe stop and the exhilarating downhill sections? 906 more words

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More National Parks

So to finish off the list of National Parks what can you find for under a million.

7. Peak District

Voyeur says: 29 acres and 400m single bank access to River Dove for those who like to fish. 140 more words

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Finally back out on the bike

It’s been too long since I had a decent outing on the road bike and with the Tour of Flanders looming I decided today was the day. 235 more words

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Some images inspire. Those who have read my “going solo” post will know that I found part of my inspiration to go hiking in a set of images posted over Christmas on social media (“beautiful leek” facebook site). 82 more words


Magpie Mine (5/11)

Lead-mining was a speculative business with big profits to be made sometimes and huge losses at others, so the mine changed hands frequently. Though the mine was very profitable in the early 1840s, it closed from 1846 to 1868, and when it was re-opened a large Cornish pumping engine was installed in the engine house which is now the major building on the site.

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The Roaches & Ramshaw Rocks 23/03/15

After the initial success with my recently acquired Cicerone guide book with the Chrome Hill route i was eager to give it another whirl.  For this weeks outing i decided to go for a classic area of the peaks known as the Roaches.   875 more words


Middle Black Clough Waterfall Location Guide

Middle Black Clough Waterfall in the Peak District is an amazing location for long exposure photography. And with interesting streams leading up to the falls, there are plenty of photo opportunities that could easily keep you busy for a day. 440 more words