Goyt Valley Story #1

Goyt Valley Story #1

Clifford Rathbone’s ‘Goyt Valley Story’ has been out of print for many years. But the current copyright holders, Willow Publishing, have kindly granted permission to publish the first chapter here. The book contains a series of articles written by...
Two new walks

Two new walks

Above: The walk around Fernilee Reservoir is always popular, but I’ve extended it slightly further by going down to the the small bridge over the Goyt and returning along the river bank. Below: The walk between Errwood and Goytsclough is more challenging, but...
Goytsclough Paint Mill

Goytsclough Paint Mill

Above: Judging by the children’s clothes, I’d guess this photo must date back to the early 1900s, perhaps even earlier. The stream runs down Deep Clough and would have powered the mill. Additional water was provided by a man-made channel...