The Pendle Way (in 24 hours)

The Pendle Way is a long distance footpath in that encircles the borough of Pendle in the South Pennines, and was officially opened in 1987. The landscape ranges from limestone meadows to the more rugged gritstone moorland and is…

UK Outdoor Leisure Maps – A Brief Comparison

Ordnance Survey maps are the 'go to' maps for most people. But are they necessarily the best maps to use for every situation and environment? As it's National Map Reading week, I thought I'd give a little summary of the differences between…

Craig yr Hafod and Graig Ddu

A simple walk close to the border of Snowdonia, taking in two modestly sized and rarely ascended hills, Craig yr Hafod and Graig Ddu. The walk can easily be extended to include some of the other surrounding hills on open access land.…

Moel Siabod and the Daear Ddu Ridge

A simple trek up to summit of Moel Siabod in Snowdonia via the grade 1 rated Daear Ddu Ridge, before returning back towards Pont Cyfyng along the crest of the mountain. Route Information Ascent: 756mLength: 5.9 milesStart: Pont…