December walking at Lyme Park

December walking at Lyme Park A cold but bright day is always good enough for a visit to Lyme Park – the splendid National Trust property – just a few miles from Manchester and Stockport. This is simply a picture post and mainly of the red deer –¬† no words are needed for this visit […]

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Back to Scotland and making the most of November – part two

Back to Scotland and making the most of November – part two Part two of the back to Scotland post features more images from our coastal walking (east coast in Berwickshire). If you missed Part One you can see it here – the weather and the walking were superb and our second day there saw […]

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Visiting Scotland – enjoying Argyle and Haste Ye Back

Visiting Scotland – enjoying Argyle and Haste Ye Back This is the third post in a recent series of posts following a short trip to Argyle in Scotland. You can click these links to check out Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Part 1 features the visit to the red kite feeding station in […]

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New life – plenty of new life on the canal

New life – plenty of new life on the canal If you asked me what month or what time of year was my favourite for wandering along the towpath and checking out what’s going on – I really would struggle to pick one singe month or a particular time of year in preference over another […]

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Picture post – canal walking on the Peak Forest canal

Picture post – canal walking on the Peak Forest canal I have posted many times in the past and featured some of our canal walks. Many of those walks have taken in stretches of a canal that we really enjoy walking along – the Peak Forest canal. This blog post is a picture post that […]

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Springing into life along the Peak Forest canal

Canal life along the Peak Forest canal I have posted pictures and words about the Peak Forest canal on many occasions, and the pictures in this blog post are from the stretch of the Peak Forest canal that is close to the basins at Bugsworth and Whaley Bridge. Our recent walk really did have a […]

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A visit to Lymm Dam in Cheshire

A visit to Lymm Dam in Cheshire Last week we visited Lymm Dam, it’s a while since we had been there – in fact it was back in June of last year when we last visited¬† – check this link for details from last years visit. It’s an ideal place to visit and on a […]

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