Round the Peaks

Photograph credit: Phil Sproson


PEAK DISTRICT BOUNDARY WALK: GRAND OPENING ON
SATURDAY 17TH JUNE 2017

A brand new long distance walk encircles the Peak District National Park. At 190 miles long, in 20 stages, it’s the only walk in the UK known to complete a full circle around a National Park perimeter. Continue reading

Reindeer, Mountain Char & Super Noodles: ‘Gröna Bandet’ Stage 2

High summer days

 Mark Waring continues his 1,000 miles on foot across Sweden

The small village of Duved nestles amidst the mountains of Jämtland, in the summer it’s quiet as any ‘out-of-season’ ski resort. A few shops and bars lie below ski runs and lifts, with a sense of everything waiting for the return of snow. For me, it’s my first ‘town stop’. A chance for a ‘rest day’, an opportunity to eat properly, wash clothes and, importantly, to resupply for the next leg of my journey, another ten days through Sweden’s forests and mountains. Continue reading