The Mam Tor bus stop

Published 16 December 2018

A hill that has its own bus stop. Although don’t go waiting for any buses to serve it.

Castle Crag

Published 9 December 2018

The family friendly fell that makes up in interest what it lacks in size.

The new and improved Planning a Walk section!

Published 20 October 2018

What’s new in the Planning a Walk section, I hear you ask? As well as "where have you been then?" And no, it can’t be both new and improved…

Pointless National Trail bagging stats!

Published 29 July 2018

Collecting National Trails like you would a Pog? Or a Pokemon? No? Oh well.

Grey Crag

Published 22 July 2018

Grey Crag. Most certainly not Gray. That’s somewhere completely different.

Tarn Crag

Published 15 July 2018

A mini Tower of Sauron, and an abruptly ending wall.


Published 8 July 2018

Follow the fence to Branstree, calling at the survey pillar and a false summit that’s more impressive than the real thing.

Selside Pike

Published 1 July 2018

Starting the day with a hike from gorgeous Swindale, up to one of the four most easterly Wainwrights.

Driving to the Lake District and back in a day

Published 24 June 2018

Proving to myself that I can visit the Lakes for a day and be back for bed time.

Planning your High Peak Way walk

Published 17 June 2018

A glorious trail that takes in many of the Dark Peak’s highlights. Even if it doesn’t actually exist…

High Peak Way Gallery

Published 10 June 2018

A tour of the Dark Peak area of the Peak District.

High Peak Way Stage 4: Hathersage to Grindleford

Published 3 June 2018

The final few miles ask the question, was the creator of the trail desperate for a pint of tea?

High Peak Way Stage 3: Hope to Grindleford

Published 27 May 2018

The weather may not be great, but Win Hill, Ladybower and Stanage Edge certainly are.

High Peak Way Stage 2: Edale to Hope

Published 20 May 2018

Traversing the Great Ridge – an all time classic of Peak District walking.

At the start of the Pennine Way

Published 13 May 2018

Edale offers a choice of starting points. A pub. Or a gate.

If you love green signposts, you’ll love the Peak and Northern Footpaths Society

Published 6 May 2018

Dotted around the North West and North Midlands, the Peak and Northern have been helping walkers find their way for over a century.

High Peak Way Stage 1 (Part 2): Hayfield Road to Edale

Published 29 April 2018

Up over Kinderlow, past the Edale Cross, and get lost trying to find Jacob’s Ladder.

High Peak Way Stage 1 (Part 1): Chinley to the Hayfield Road

Published 22 April 2018

The first part of a 35 mile tour of the Dark Peak’s highlights starts off at Chinley for a visit to the magnificent Cracken Edge.

Hope Valley Way: An Introduction

Published 15 April 2018

The enigmatic walk that doesn’t really exist, but it’s well worth doing anyway.

13 amazing things you’ll never forget about Walking the Southern Upland Way

Published 1 April 2018

These are some of the reasons you’ll remember the Southern Upland Way when you’ve walked it.