Windgather to Shining Tor

Windgather to Shining Tor

Above: The view from Windgather Rocks north towards Minninglow on the far horizon. Above: Click to play a ‘Relive’ of the walk, and use the expand button to view in full-screen. At 11 miles, this is one of the longest walks featured on the website. But the...
Buxton to Burbage Edge walk

Buxton to Burbage Edge walk

Above: There are some wonderful views across both Buxton and the surrounding moorlands from Burbage Edge. Above: Click to play a ‘Relive’ of the walk, and use the expand button to view in full-screen. It’s been over a year since I last posted a walk...
Fernilee to Castle Naze walk

Fernilee to Castle Naze walk

Above: The panoramic views from Castle Naze, an ancient Iron Age hill fort, are truly breathtaking, and well worth the climb. Above: Click to play a ‘Relive’ of the walk, and use the expand button to view in full-screen. The walks on this website are...
New Buxton to Goyt walk

New Buxton to Goyt walk

Above: Click to enlarge a map of the route. And click here to view step-by-step instructions and photos. With the nights drawing in and winter fast approaching, I thought I’d take advantage of a recent break in the weather to capture the glorious...
Three Shires Head walk

Three Shires Head walk

Above: A photo taken in summer from Pannier Pools up to one of the two packhorse bridges at Three Shires Head. The name came from the pannier bags slung across either side of the packhorses. It’s been a while since I’ve added another walk to the series (up...
Walk 18: Fernilee west bank

Walk 18: Fernilee west bank

Above: This attractive footpath is at around point 9 on the map below. Above: The walk starts from the small carpark at the northern end of Fernilee Reservoir. (Click to enlarge.) I’ve just added walk 18 to the series: Fernilee Reservoir west bank. It’s...
Walk 17: Foxlow Edge

Walk 17: Foxlow Edge

Above: The walk starts from a small lay-by on the old Roman road known as ‘The Street’. (Click to enlarge.) This 1½ mile walk along Foxlow Edge, returning via the narrow path to St Joseph’s Shrine, is one of the shortest in the series. It’s an...
Another Fernilee walk

Another Fernilee walk

Above: The walk starts from the small car park at the foot of the Bunsall Incline. (Click to enlarge.) I’ve just added walk number 16 to the series: a simple three-mile stroll around Fernilee Reservoir. I’d been saving it for when the weather improved so...
Goytsclough video online

Goytsclough video online

Walk 15 to Goytsclough starts from Errwood Hall car park. If the road is closed (it is on Sundays between May and September, as well as bank holidays) park at the main car park just over the dam wall separating the twin reservoirs, and walk down the narrow road. Click...
Fernilee video added

Fernilee video added

Walk 14 around Fernilee Reservoir starts from the main car park. Click here to view the video, along with detailed directions and photos. I’ve just added the video for walk 14: an easy, four-mile circular stroll around Fernilee Reservoir, with an additional...