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Scrambling in the Peak District

Article · 26 Feb 2013

Another new scrambling route in the Peak District

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

Cycling the Tour de Peak District

Feature · 11 Sep 2017

The Yellow Line - Cycling the Tour de Peak District

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 line on...

New Scrambling Route in the Peak District

Article · 31 Jul 2012

Cicerone Second new scrambling route in the Peak District

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 which can...

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Article · 26 Jul 2012

New scramble route in the Peak District

Cicerone author Terry Sleaford of Scrambles in the Dark Peak has been out and about in the Peak District and has discovered a new route to supplement Rimmon Pit Clough (Route 1) in the guidebook.

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Feature · 3 Apr 2017

Dark Peak – The High Moorlands of the Peak District National Park

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...

Scrambles in the Dark Peak

Article · 22 Feb 2012

A chat with the authors of Scrambles in the Dark Peak

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.

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Feature · 29 Aug 2020

Travel by bike to walk the Lake District 3000ft peaks

While planning day walks up Skiddaw, Helvellyn and Sca Fell and Scafell Pike, Chris Scaife decided to leave the car at home and cycle to the start of each of these iconic Lake...

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Article · 19 Jul 2017

What is a gravel bike? Chiz Dakin explains

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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Video · 24 May 2020

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

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 you shouldn't ask...

View from the summit of Snowdon

Feature · 27 Mar 2021

The UK's first national parks celebrate 70 years

2021 sees the 70th anniversary of the UK’s first national parks. Here, Cicerone's Natalie Simpson takes a look back at the campaign for their creation and the legislation that...

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Feature · 8 Dec 2015

Scrambling across the Dark Peak

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 into challenging walks often involving passages of trackless peat...

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

News · 23 Mar 2017

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

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 about the launch...

Howgills at sunset

Feature · 3 Apr 2021

10 new UK staycation ideas for walkers

The Lake District, Snowdonia, the Peak District, Cairngorms... which of these busy honeypot destinations are you dreaming of? If you have jaded memories of overcrowded hillsides (particularly during the brief summer of 2020), then these suggestions...

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Feature · 12 May 2020

Travel to open spaces, but not to the mountains

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...

A couple of my New Forest walking companions

Article · 12 Dec 2018

My walk from Sheffield to Santiago: ‘There is no road, the road is made by walking’

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...

The future of our moorlands - hard work and peat bogs

Article · 25 Mar 2017

The future of our moorlands - hard work and peat bogs

Anyone who has old memories of tramping through thick black bog on Black Hill, a summit on the Pennine Way in the Peak District, will appreciate the work that has been put in to...

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

Article · 10 Feb 2017

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

Try a walk in the Dark Peak from our guidebook by Paul Besley.

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Article · 23 Aug 2017

Scrambles in the Dark Peak - an improved route up Chrome Hill via the S.W. Ridge

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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News · 8 Oct 2016

The highlights of the Cycle Show at the NEC

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.

What's so special about walking in Shropshire

Article · 18 Nov 2016

What's so special about walking in Shropshire

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...