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A Guide To Walking


Not everyone has the courage to set off into the great outdoors on their own; the Peak District can be a wild and windswept wilderness, an untamed tangle of paths and tracks to the amateur rambler or inexperienced map reader.
Where do you begin on your outdoor adventure to discover a picturesque Peak District scene or a delightful Derbyshire Dale?
How would you know if you unwittingly passed straight by some ancient relic, monument, curiosity or interesting feature that you would have enjoyed seeing had it been pointed out to you?
What is the pretty little village over there in the distance you may well ask yourself or that outcrop of rocks on the hilltop, and where could you find the best place to see wild flowers, birds and trees?
In many shops, visitor outlets, hotels and tourist information centres you can purchase or obtain walk books and guides, but which one do you choose from the hundreds on offer, and will you get lost trying to follow the instructions?
Fear not, as the answer is simple – you need a Guided Walk!
From informal groups to a horde of hikers, there are numerous organised rambles and tailor-made Guided Walks to lead you safely through the countryside and help you to enjoy your experience. You could even sample a luxury ‘picnic walk’ or arrange a comprehensive package to include walks and accommodation
Beyond Hope Guided Walking Holidays and Courses is based in the wonderful Hope Valley on the edge of the dramatic Dark Peak, and offers residential courses and walking holidays where you can study the art of navigation and hill skills as well as to enjoy an enthusiastic ramble. Accommodation for your stay is provided in the comfort of a 16th century cottage.
However, Sally Mosley Guided Walks take a more leisurely approach with tailor-made hikes into the countryside of the White Peak and Dark Peak, which are designed to suit your ability. Sally can also include a luxury home-made picnic en route – no soggy rucksack sandwiches in sight – but maybe scones, jam, cream and tea in china cups! Corporate walks and Picnic Party Walks can also be provided.
Has this encouraged you and taken away your fears of perhaps being lost on the moors requiring the use of Mountain Rescue, or disorientated in some Derbyshire Dale and in need of directions?