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Live video: Paul Besley chats about his new guidebook to walking in the White Peak East.

Video · On 24 May 2020 by Paul Besley

We were live with Paul Besley talking about his new guidebook to walking in the White Peak East. Learn how to pronounce Eyam, what a well dressing is and why...
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Travel to open spaces, but not to the mountains

Feature · On 12 May 2020 by Lesley Williams

The Government has relaxed rules related to travel and unlimited exercise, however there is an important and unified message coming from various authorities in mountain areas. Please DO NOT drive...
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My walk from Sheffield to Santiago: ‘There is no road, the road is made by walking’

Article · On 12 Dec 2018 by Anne Sheehan

Anne Sheehan tells the story of her long-distance walk through England, from Sheffield to Portsmouth. This is the first stage of Anne's homemade English Camino from her doorstep on the...
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The Yellow Line - Cycling the Tour de Peak District

Feature · On 11 Sep 2017 by Chiz Dakin

There’s a yellow line on the OS maps which marks the boundary of the Peak District National Park. Having cycled many of the delightful quiet and scenic roads along that...
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Scrambles in the Dark Peak - an improved route up Chrome Hill via the S.W. Ridge

Article · On 23 Aug 2017 by Tom Corker

Tom Corker, author of Scrambles in the Dark Peak, and his good friend Trevor Clarke find an improved route up Chrome Hill via the S.W. Ridge.
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What is a gravel bike? Chiz Dakin explains

Article · On 19 Jul 2017 by Chiz Dakin

Chiz Dakin has been enjoying riding a gravel bike for the new edition of Cycling in the Peak District. Here she explains exactly what a gravel bike is.
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Dark Peak – The High Moorlands of the Peak District National Park

Feature · On 3 Apr 2017 by Paul Besley

The names of Kinder Scout, Bleaklow and Black Hill are famous for a true UK wilderness walking experience, within easy access of the major cities of Sheffield and Manchester. Paul...
Dark Peak Walks Book Launch... And two cakes!

Dark Peak Walks Book Launch... and two cakes!

News & Events · On 23 Mar 2017 by Paul Besley

Paul Besley, author of the Dark Peak walks guidebook, enjoyed his book launch. Although we suspect it was just a good opportunity for a walk and cake! He tells us...
Dark Peak Walks: A Sample Route from Paul Besley's new guidebook

Dark Peak Walks: A Sample Route from Paul Besley's new guidebook

Article · On 10 Feb 2017 by Paul Besley

Try a walk in the Dark Peak from our guidebook by Paul Besley.
What's so special about walking in Shropshire

What's so special about walking in Shropshire

Article · On 18 Nov 2016 by John Gillham

Shropshire is one of the most beautiful and undiscovered county in England. We ask (slightly biased) author John Gillham about his new guidebook and why everyone should go walking in...
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The highlights of the Cycle Show at the NEC

News & Events · On 8 Oct 2016

Last week we were at the Cycle Show and we thought we'd share our highlights of the show with you. Danny MacAskill was a highlight. So was the pizza.
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Top 10 Hillwalks in Shropshire

Feature · On 5 Sep 2016 by John Gillham

Guidebook author John Gillham picks his ten favourite hillwalking spots in Shropshire, a country that may surprise you with its fantastic upland walking.
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Scrambling across the Dark Peak

Feature · On 8 Dec 2015 by Tom Corker

The moors of the Peak District’s Dark Peak have been an important area for walkers and climbers for over a hundred years, with many well-established footpaths, which may be linked...
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Another new scrambling route in the Peak District

Article · On 26 Feb 2013 by Terry Sleaford

Terry Sleaford - author of the Cicerone guidebook Scrambles in the Dark Peak has discovered another new scrambling route.
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Cicerone Second new scrambling route in the Peak District

Article · On 31 Jul 2012 by Terry Sleaford

We have another new scrambling route from the Peak District that has not yet been published. Cicerone author Terry Sleaford recently discovered the Cloughs route and we couldn't wait until...
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New scramble route in the Peak District

Article · On 26 Jul 2012

Cicerone author Terry Sleaford of Scrambles in the Dark Peak has been out and about in the Peak District and has discovered some new routes! Instead of waiting for the...
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A chat with the authors of Scrambles in the Dark Peak

Article · On 22 Feb 2012 by Terry Sleaford

Scrambles in the Dark Peak is the result of many years climbing and walking in the Peak District. Author Terry Sleaford describes the guide's collaborative creation.