A Sunny Afternoon At Wollaton Hall

29 April 2019


Wollaton Hall, built in 1588 is an Elizabethan country house surrounded by 500 acres of land, including beautiful gardens, peaceful woodlands and a magnificent lake. It's home to herds of fallow and red deer that can be found wandering the grounds, along with plenty of other species of wildlife you'll find around the parkland. It's also known for being Wayne Manor in the Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises'.

Climbing Mam Tor & The Great Ridge

15 April 2019

Mam Tor in the peak district

Mam Tor, also known as the 'Shivering Mountain' or 'Mother Hill', is a 517m hill in the High Peak area of the Peak District. It's one of the most popular walks in the Peak District, with spectacular views over Edale, Hope Valley and parts of Kinder Scout.

Exploring Derwent Dam At Ladybower Reservoir

8 April 2019


Ladybower Reservoir is one of my favourite places to visit in the Peak District. It's a Y-shaped reservoir located in the Upper Derwent Valley of the Peak District that was built between 1935 and 1943, and opened on 24th September 1945 by King George VI. In the 1900's the Ladybower Dam was raised in order to reduce the risk of overtopping in a flood. The scenery around the reservoir is not to be missed, with beautiful views from the top of Bamford edge, across the heather strewn moorlands and woodland areas.