The Pennine Way

The Pennine Way

  Adam Woolf recalls spending three weeks walking  from Edale in the Peak District to Kirk Yetholm in Scotland. At the time Adam described himself as a ‘Southern urban weakling’, so for him, finishing the Pennine way ranked pretty highly in his

Blencathra: the people’s mountain…

Blencathra: the people’s mountain…

What do you do to celebrate climbing to the top of one of the UK’s most iconic mountains? Take a selfie?  Buy a T shirt…capture the moment by cracking open that bottle of champagne you’ve carried up the mountain with you?

Alpine flowers in Britain

Alpine flowers in Britain

There’s a taste of the Alps closer to home in the British mountains than you might think. The British mountains are home to a range of alpine flowers and reveal Britain’s alpine past … Below are some of the more   common