Trentabank and Macclesfield Forest

Hello again people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here with my human dad. This was our second walk of the day. We walked around Tegg's Nose earlier in the day. As we said in that blog, today was a try out for my human dad's knee injury. He managed the short gentle inclines and descents … Continue reading Trentabank and Macclesfield Forest

Tegg’s Nose

Hello people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here again. The day was to be a very special day. Because of the combination of lockdown restrictions and my human's iffy knee, we haven't been in the hills for over six months. The restrictions have been reduced so that we can travel a bit further than the … Continue reading Tegg’s Nose

Peak District quiz – The answers

Hello again people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here. While we are in lockdown and can't visit the beautiful Peak District, we thought that we would do a little quiz, just for fun, to relieve the boredom. We posted the questions a few days ago and here are the answers. Hope that you scored well! … Continue reading Peak District quiz – The answers

White Nancy and Kerridge Hill

Hello again people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here to, tell you about a short wobble into the countryside. I say wobble because, that is what my human was doing. Wobbling with a ‘gammy’ knee. He is such a baby at times. Did I limp or make a fuss when my tail was bandaged? No, … Continue reading White Nancy and Kerridge Hill

The Roaches, Lud’s Church and Hen Cloud

Hello people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here again. My human decided to take us off to the Peak District for a hike in the hills. The weather forecast was in our favour, with mild temperatures and mostly dry, just an afternoon shower around 2PM. Our route would take us to Lud’s Church, The Roaches … Continue reading The Roaches, Lud’s Church and Hen Cloud

Shining Tor, Cat’s Tor, Errwood Hall

Hello people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here reporting on a hike from the Goyt Valley in the Peak District. With lockdown restrictions partially lifted we were permitted to travel a bit further for our exercise. We were still restricting ourselves to Cheshire and the edges of the Peak District, closest to our home. The … Continue reading Shining Tor, Cat’s Tor, Errwood Hall

Shutlingsloe, Three Shires Head and Cat and Fiddle

Hi people and pooches. Joe the Cocker here again. It has been three months since we returned from Scotland after we had completed the Great Glen Way. Since then we haven’t attempted a hill walk except for a couple of local hikes up relatively low hills. With the lockdown restrictions being relaxed recently we decided … Continue reading Shutlingsloe, Three Shires Head and Cat and Fiddle

Derwent and Howden reservoirs

Hello again humans. It’s Joe the Cocker again with another hiking blog. We decided to head for Derbyshire on a cold but dry Sunday morning. It was forecast to be another brief break in the otherwise wet weather. Sunday isn’t our preferred day for hiking because everywhere tends to be busier than on a weekday. … Continue reading Derwent and Howden reservoirs