New Mills – Walkers are Welcome
Mar25

New Mills – Walkers are Welcome

New Mills Walkers are Welcome are one of the many local groups that make our town so special. Visit New Mills enjoy supporting them both financially through our weekly Quizits and also in promoting their events and successes in making New Mills a focal point for walking – here is their annual report for 2020 Summary of Activities in 2020 After an optimistic planning meeting in February 2020, we were unable to continue with our...

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Kinder Scout
Mar16

Kinder Scout

Our friend Alan Howarth at Kinder Mountain Rescue has recently been doing some work on analysing the Kinder MRT callout data. Where people walk on Kinder, what the most popular routes are and if possible, where people struggle with their navigation. Having looked around for data he hit on the Strava Global Heatmap. This is an anonymous collection of all Strava users route data, combined to show both the individual routes and where the...

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Walks from the Door latest update
Mar06

Walks from the Door latest update

Things are understandably quiet here at Walks from the Door, so I was delighted to receive a local commission that I could work on over the Christmas break while complying with the restrictions in place at the time.As a local I’m extremely familiar with this area, so I’ve been able to pick three thoroughly tried and tested routes of varying distances from New Mills Golf Club. The course is superbly situated in the hills...

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BEING Outdoors re-opening dates
Mar05

BEING Outdoors re-opening dates

Here’s the latest update from BEING Outdoors: To all our Forest School families, We hope you are all well and managing to get out into nature as we move forward. We are so pleased to share that we can look ahead and re-start some of our programmes as we move out of lockdown. Its been a long wait and we are so thankful to have such supportive families who have been so patient as we navigate the guidance and changes to provision...

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300 days a year…. and more
Jan28

300 days a year…. and more

Nadine Muller free soloing at the start of Hallelujah I, like most climbers this time of year, have every weather app that I can find on my phone. Every evening I nervously check my phone for hourly updates on the recent weather patterns, looking for that golden window, those few hours when a wind blows, the rain stops and the sun comes out. But, this morning, as I look out of the window, the weather has been cold, wet and only last...

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Clockwork cafe – bike bag
Dec15

Clockwork cafe – bike bag

Cycling – you’ll find the latest ‘bike bag’ in Clockwork Cafe with all the emergency maintainence bit’s you would ever need – pump, tools, WD40, oil, wipes – the cafe also provide free water bottle refills to keep you...

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