Category: Walking

The 12 Very Best Things to Do in the Lake District, England


The best things to do in the Lake District, England – 1. Visit Ullswater 2. Wander at Aira Force Waterfall 3. Visit Pooley Bridge 4. Climb Helvellyn 5. Windermere 6. Ambleside 7. Visit Wray Castle 8. Derwentwater 9. Galleny Force Waterfall 10. Explore Inside Honister Slate Mine 11. Warnscale Bothy and Dubs Hut 12. Climb Scafell Pike

Cycling (Or Walking) The Beautiful Monsal Trail – All You Need to Know (2022)


From rail to trail, The Monsal Trail is a visually impressive traffic-free route set along a former railway line. Nestled in the heart of the Peak District National Park and a dream for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and wheelchair users alike, the trail runs through the tranquil, spectacular and dramatic limestone dales of Derbyshire from Bakewell to Wye Dale. It’s a route you can’t miss, so lace up those walking boots or strap on your helmet and read on to find out everything you need to know to plan your day along the Monsal Trail!

How to Complete the National 3 Peaks Challenge in 24 Hours

National 3 Peaks Challenge

As I type this, it’s a week on from our National 3 Peaks Challenge. This time last week we were en route from Ben Nevis to Scafell Pike in Bumper. The National Three Peaks Challenge was harder than I expected and I think I’m still feeling some of the effects from it…or it could just be work, who knows! Ha! I did the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for Kirkwood Hospice. To find out more about the challenge, read on!

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge 2022


The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge was a bit of a training run for us, I suppose. Dek, a colleague of mine, set himself 30 challenges to do in his 30’s, of which one was the National Three Peaks Challenge, to tackle Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike and Snowdon. I’d already walked Ben Nevis and Snowdon and wanted to walk Scarfell Pike. So how better to do that than to complete the National Three Peaks Challenge with Dek?