Langsett in August


Sometimes, it's nice not to drive so far to get away from it all. I'm really lucky to live only a short distance from Langsett Reservoir (nr Sheffield, Sth Yorkshire). The trails here are superb for a quick hit of nature and a blast of fresh air. Whether it be flat ambling by the side … Continue reading Langsett

Derwent Water Circular

What does a climber and mountain biker do on a wet, wild, windy, freezing cold, snowy, (did I mention wild?), winter week in Keswick? Well, aside from sampling the fabulous independent cafe's in town, indulging in a spot of retail therapy at the great selection of outdoor shops and spending a rainy afternoon cranking hard … Continue reading Derwent Water Circular

Hidden Peak

The Peak District has been my back garden for over 20 years.  From living in Derbyshire and hotfooting it up into the White Peak at the weekends, to living in Yorkshire and heading over to the northern Dark Peak for my regular fix of the outdoors, I've explored many areas of the Peak on foot, … Continue reading Hidden Peak