Goats Cheese Walnut Toast Recipe

Goats Cheese & Walnut Toast

A Great Starter or Canape This is so easy, and has remained a staple on our canapé menu for quite a few seasons. This recipe is from the cookbook of ‘Delicious Mountain’ in Meribel, their recipe book is great. The combination of nut, goats cheese and honey is always a winner. As a canapé, what

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Watching Birds

Red-Tailed Hawk seen in Chamonix

Have you discovered the magical feeling when you watch wild birds and their activities? I was only young when I was first introduced to watching birds. School Holidays My Nan ran a seasonal business in the winter. During those months she spent very little daylight hours in her home. In summer she and my Grandpa

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Favourite Training Walks

Heading for the summit of Shutlingsloe

One of my favourite training walks for Pinnacle Walking Holidays is Shuttlingsloe, not too far from home. Wildlife Watch Our walk began from Ridgegate reservoir on the edge of the Macclesfield Forest. There is usually ample free parking here although the visitor centre just up the road has pay and display parking. Today the Forest

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Teriyaki Beef Delicious Recipe

Teriyaki Beef Stew is a great way to cook beef which can be quite tough in the French Alps

Teriyaki Beef Our Teriyaki Beef recipe is a firm favourite with guests. If you’re looking for something a little different this weekend or you want to impress your friends and family with a simple yet tasty dish, why not give it a try. I use it on our all-inclusive walking holidays in the Peak District

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Peak District Breaks

Thorpe Cloud a great place to go walking for fitness

We have 4 Peak District breaks this year, so Mike needs a good selection of walks for all levels. A Walk over Kinder Scout It’s always popular, and guests who don’t know the area are treated to a wonderful 360 degree panorama. Feel the wind in your hair as you take the eight mile hike

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Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding Recipe a firm tea time favourite

Rice pudding is a dish made for cold days. it’s made from rice mixed with water or milk and other ingredients such as cinnamon and raisins, a warming winter dish. Who would believe when it was 80 degrees outside, one of the guests on our French Alps walking holidays asked if I would make him

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Chalet Menu Dessert: Chocolate Torte

A Chocolate Torte is always a favourite on a Chalet Menu

One of the nicest things about our chalet style holidays in Chamonix and the Peak District, are evenings spent around the dinner table. People get quite excited about the Chalet Menu and what we might be eating each evening. Mike tells me that whilst the group are out walking it’s always a subject that comes up;

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Late Winter Newsletter

Fun on walking holiday in Chamonix inspiration for our late winter newsletter

Winter’s claw is still around and keeps us wrapped up warm. Here is our late winter Newsletter with some attractive special offers in Chamonix. Catch Up We have had our usual January/February catching up with friends, who we miss whilst away throughout the summer. Mike has been checking out new walks in the Peak District,

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Footwear for Walking

Cleaning Walking Boots need not be a chore; your choice of footwear for walking, especially winter walking

At Pinnacle Walking Holidays we see many types of footwear for walking worn by our guests. Some seem happy in approach shoes and others need the support of a good walking boot. Footwear plays such an important part in your enjoyment of the outdoors. Whether it’s an easy walking holiday in the Peak District through

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Fun Walks as a Child

Paula on fun walks in the snow at Armentarola

There is something magical about winter. I first discovered this as a small child, when heading out on family walks. My mum was a big fell walker, she loved the Lake District. We had many fun walks when I was a child. Fun Walks as a Child On the coldest of days, I could transform

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