Christmas Time

Living Close to White Nancy

Wild Flowers on White Nacy

From the Velux window in our bedroom I can see White Nancy and the first snow of 2020, it’s only a dusting but it looks ever so pretty. So much goes on in the village of Bollington in Cheshire. We have the Christmas lights switch on with mulled wine and mince pies. Then of course

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CANAPE RECIPE: Pastry Wheels with Pepper and Cheese

Pastry Wheels with Pepper and Cheese Canape Recipe

Every time we have friends or family round for dinner I always try a new Canape recipe, everyone seems to love them, so I now make them on arrival night on our French Alps walking breaks. My favourite Canape Recipe to make is a Palmier, it’s so easy and you can choose many types of

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Apple Pear Strudel Recipe

Pudding Recipes | Apple Pear Strudel

Our Peak District short walking break always gives me a chance to try out some recipes which will be good for our New Year break. A big hit was the Apple Pear Strudel served with Cinnamon custard. It was so easy to make and everywhere smells of Christmas spices. Strudel is always served in the

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Walking Holidays Synonymous with Pinnacle

walking to puez hut from the gardena pass

Hopefully the very mention of the word Pinnacle has you thinking of us: Making us synonymous with Walking Holidays; chalet holiday specialists providing organised trips in the UK and Europe. Whether it’s one of our walking holidays or just a day off from the chores; make 2017 the year to get out and enjoy walking.

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Festive Red Cabbage

Mulled Wine and Christmas are the smells of Winter Red Cabbage

This is a really lovely recipe for Festive Red Cabbage and I will be using it on our New Year’s Eve walking break to serve with a French Beef Bourguignon and Dauphinoise Potatoes. It goes down really well with Turkey at Christmas and the house smells lovely. A Pinnacle Walking Holidays favourite. Ingredients for Festive

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Recommended Walking Books

Paula leads a walk from her favouite walking book

On of our recommended walking books is called Walking the Isle of Skye, sadly it’s a place we have not been to yet although it is on Pinnacle Walking Holidays wish list. Our friends, who love Skye, have this book and they think it’s an excellent walking book. They purchased it from, they sell

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Finding Good Stocking Fillers

Sassolungo, the magical dolomites; where to go for stocking fillers

As Christmas becomes more commercial, it gets harder and harder to find a present for someone that’s interesting and useful. We have selected three books and a jigsaw which can be obtained from Mike at Walking Books. It’s a great website and has something for everyone. Here at Pinnacle Walking Holidays we think these would

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