Kinder in Winter

So the planned route was to start from the car park at Bowden Bridge about half a mile from Hayfield then run up past Kinder reservoir onto the Pennine Way. I was then going to follow the Pennine Way across Kinder Downfall to the top of Jacobs Ladder before returning to the car via Oaken … More Kinder in Winter


Today we walked an 8 mile circular route starting by following the Pennine way north over Pen-Y-Ghent. Having driven up from Stainforth to the point where the Pennine way leaves the road to head north towards Pen-y-ghent, we managed to  find a well used parking area on the side of the road just after the … More Pen-y-ghent

Cleveland Way

Today I ran a short section of the Cleveland Way, from just above Swainby to Carlton Bank, 4.5 miles.   I chose this section because it was easily accessible from the A19 and also because it is a part of the Coast to Coast route from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay. I hope to … More Cleveland Way

Bridgewater Canal

The Bridgewater Canal is a 39 mile long canal which runs from Runcorn in Cheshire to Leigh west of Manchester. It is described as the first canal in England to be built without following an existing watercourse.  Named after its owner, Francis Egerton the third Duke of Bridgewater who built the Canal to transport coal … More Bridgewater Canal