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A search for Betty Kenny’s Tree

Looking for a single tree in Shining Woods might seem a fool’s errand, something akin to searching for a needle in a haystack. This tree, though is rather special, or, to be truthful, its scant remains are historically special. The tree in question was, in its younger days, a 2000 year-old yew, the pride of […]

Walk around Tideswell Dale

The words sylvan, tranquility and arcadian easily come to mind when describing the beauties of Monsal Dale and its tributary, Cressbrook. Superb walking dales they might be, especially in fine weather, but unfortunately during spells of rain or during wintertime, the walking underfoot can be rather tiring.  Mud and an overflowing river can make life […]

June’s Walk: The High Peak Trail

The abnormally mild weather this last winter was hardly conducive to walking over miles of open muddy countryside.  Fortunately we are now moving into warmer spring to early summer and although this is one of the ‘dry’ walks we did during the worst of the winter weather, it is suitable for all conditions, fine or […]