High Cup is a perfectly formed U-shaped valley that has been carved out of the side of Dufton Fell.
The views from Blackstone Edge should have been superb, but with the haze they were rather subdued.
While the hazy sunshine made the views very misty the beauty of Standedge still shines out.
While it was nice and sunny on the first day out of Edale the visibility was very hazy, however the view from the top of Edale Rocks was quite uplifting and gave a good sense of what was to come in the next 19 days.
After arriving by train I had a few hours to wander around Edale. To the south there is a fine ridge walk giving good views all round and a sneaky peak to the north with Kinder Scout in the far distance.
Stretching my legs a little over Bodmin Moor I came across a wonderful view near Minions.
The views from the top of Pen-y-Fan were superb Continue reading
While walking the Wealdway last month the weather cleared just long enough to get a panorama overlooking the Weald from the South Downs near Wilmington.
It is day 3 and the weather had changed, the forest was shrouded in fog and there were patches of steady drizzle in the air. I headed off at pace to find some shelter within the light woodland in this part of Ashdown Forest.
Went with Maureen (and Rosie) to walk around Maiden Castle. Thankfully we had the best of the day, it was totally still on the plateau though it did start to rain gently as we headed back. On the way round we spotted a rather large raptor sitting on a fence post – we think it is probably a buzzard.