Tip Top Tansley: Derbyshire Wayfarer Part 2

You left me in Matlock heading into the wilds of the Lumsdale Valley as the views improved and the pubs became more gastro. Gorge walking has become de rigeur in recent years and I can confirm it is a top notch activity, albeit I have tried it in Anglesey. (Not gorge walking) The joys of… Continue reading Tip Top Tansley: Derbyshire Wayfarer Part 2

Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 2 – Belting Belper

I can sense that the excitement of mine and John’s Zig Zag six quid bus ticket ride is reaching fever pitch after two blogs covering three of Derbyshire’s finest boozers. Not only that but there was also a legendary book shop in Cromford, foaming pints in Matlock Bath and the prospect of more to come…… Continue reading Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 2 – Belting Belper

Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 1

You left me in Cromford drinking in one of the best pubs in the Dales/Peaks, marvelling at the views and talking about Birmingham City. Life doesn’t really get any better than that but it was part of a cracking day courtesy of Trent Barton and a drinking/walking pal. Trent Barton do a rather nifty Zig… Continue reading Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 1