Hiking

WALK: The Cheshire Cheese Inn, Hope, Peak District

WALK: The Cheshire Cheese Inn, Hope, Peak District

Traditionally, the sign of a Cheshire cheese swinging in front of a pub was used to show it offered a warm welcome, and that a roaring fire, hearty meal and tankard of ale awaited within. This is certainly true of the Cheshire Cheese which lies […]

Hiking Offa’s Dyke

Hiking Offa’s Dyke

The dark cloud that had been looming with menace for the past hour edged closer, bringing with it strong gusts of icy wind and flurries of snow. In minutes the sunny trail was transformed from a lush green to a moonlike landscape, with the well-marked […]

Camping in the North Downs

Camping in the North Downs

Camping is good for the soul. Escaping London life to reconnect with nature is something I need to do regularly for my mental health. Getting away from the constant hustle and bustle of rush hour commuting, a busy work life and general rushing around is […]

A weekend in the Peak District

A weekend in the Peak District

Escaping the city for a weekend in the country is always fun and the Peak District is usually easily accessible from London. I say usually as we got caught up in the traffic from hell on the motorway and arrived at 3am! Still, all part […]