Published 27 May 2015
Grassy fields, canals and farmland? Is this really the Pennine Way?
Published 24 May 2015
Just what you want to see when its lunchtime and you’re out walking.
Published 21 May 2015
Ponden is left behind for a journey over the moors, past a pub that is no more, and along a highly ‘dangerous’ old railway line.
Published 19 May 2015
The wild moorland throws up some surprises in the form of a mecca for Japanese tourists who have all come to see a place that certainly isn’t Wuthering Heights.
Published 17 May 2015
My son reaches a hill summit without being asleep.
Published 13 May 2015
The rain is coming down, providing the perfect look for a trip across stone-topped moors, over the M62 and up to Stoodley Pike.
Published 10 May 2015
Idyllic bothy on the banks of Loch Lomond, on the West Highland Way.
Published 6 May 2015
Sherpas carry some luggage as the trail heads over to a morass of peaty pools, and past a famous snack van.
Published 3 May 2015
The rape plant is distinctive on the landscape, and cracking on the plate too.
Published 30 April 2015
From the Old Nags Head in Edale, the Pennine Way heads over to a place of walking history, and some big stones.
Published 30 April 2015
For over 60 years walkers have been drawn to the Pennine Way’s journey across wild and empty moorland, murky bogs, cloud covered summits and endless rain. Yet somehow it has a hypnotic charm that persuades people to walk it, even if they never intended to do so.
Published 28 April 2015
Starting a journey across the backbone of Britain.
Published 26 April 2015
The urge and need to visit the Lakes again.
Published 24 April 2015
Get out the party hats and balloons, for the Pennine Way is 50 years old.
Published 22 April 2015
A power station, lovely towns, brutally attacked picnic benches, graffiti and a seat of learning that just looks scruffy.
Published 19 April 2015
The stunning sight of a paraglider on the South Downs.
Published 15 April 2015
Snow everywhere, a town with few chain-stores, off along a diversion, a pub that wasn’t, and a race to the station.
Published 12 April 2015
Whether you’re religious or not, starting at a cathedral certainly gives a sense of occassion.
Published 8 April 2015
Mud, barbed wire, pain, suffering and a pub lunch.
Published 5 April 2015
Always nice to be thanked by a sign by the road.