Category Archives: Peak District National Park

Autumn places to go

There are still a few events at the Crich Tramway museum, and its always fun to ride a heritage tram plus there’s a cafe and restaurant, Matlock isnt far away either, Derbyshire has lots to offer for the whole year … Continue reading

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After Freerunning…Big Running

Next weekend in the Peak District, a new event for the tremendously fit folk!!  Stunningly beautiful landscapes, not too far for a looksee http://www.bigrunningweekend.co.uk/12-12-trail-race/

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Hazy long summer days

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just on the horizon?? See the sidebar where there’s a full list of pages with lots of info on places around and about. Wollaton Park Summer events are on the first link and you can find more City happenings there … Continue reading

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Map reading made easy peasy « Ordnance Survey Blog

This post was to add to the Ladybower Reservoir photo… Map Reading It’s quite funny, as i expect we all know, there just aren’t any mobile or satnav signals in lots of out of the way places and remote spots … Continue reading

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Ladybower Reservoir

Lots of water in the East Midlands, or so it seems . As lovely as Panorama pics are, there are changes in daylight across the three pictures that are then stitched together to make the extra wide angle pic; consequently … Continue reading

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Day out…snow…Floods…

4th February 2011 – Matlock Bath (if you visit there you know the water is usually at least 12 feet below the wall through Matlock Bath…not so last February) The fields were flooded beyond Matlock last year, and the snow … Continue reading

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Lots of snow on the highground

Well, a sprinkling, it is the Midlands….means plenty of water in the reservoirs, and not so much snow in the lowland, or the dales, means winter crops…but they might need rain. It sounds so easy these days(?) with tractors and … Continue reading

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A floaty coffee

No-one fishing though A floaty coffee in a pub with a real fireside…warm and cosy…cept i like to sit outside…with the view Who says winter is boring…although hiking and hang-gliding are spectator sports for me…a walk round the park, ok; … Continue reading

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