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Peak District Year Round Walks



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There just isn't a bad time to walk in the Peak District, each season offers something new. The twenty circular walks in this book vary in length from 2 to 8 miles and are enjoyable all year round. The author has divided the routes into seasons to show each at its very best. In spring, the fields around Monyash are golden with cowslips and the woods near Hayfield are a sea of bluebells. On a fine day in summer there are wonderful views over the hilltops and the moorland around Edale is purple with heather. Autumn brings colour to the Tissington Trail and the reservoirs near Holme are a splendid place to see migrant birds. To appreciate the special atmosphere of the Derwent Valley you should visit in winter. All the walks include details of: * How to get to the start * Where to park * Numbered route map and directions * Distance and terrain * Recommended local pubs and cafes * Points of interest along the way Whenever you manage to pay a visit to the nation's oldest national park, you'll be rewarded with stunning scenery and some excellent pubs in its quaint villages. Peter Naldrett lives in Sheffield, on the edge of the Peak District, and is a geography teacher and journalist. He writes regularly for magazines and is the author or a number of successful walking books including Derbyshire & the Peak District - A Dog Walker's Guide and The Lake District - A Dog Walker's Guide.

Product code: 9781846743559

ISBN 9781846743559
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H210xW148
Series Year Round Walks
No. Of Pages 96
Publisher Countryside Books
20 circular walks in the Peak District countryside. A guide to the best walks for spring, summer, winter and autumn, each with a local pub or cafe recommended for its good food and what to look out for along the way.