Paula’s Walks

Nice People

Healthy walkers and Lovely People

Every year we meet so many nice people on our walking holidays. They come from all over the UK and are thrown into the melting pot that is Pinnacle. Last year was no exception. We were introduced to many new people, welcomed back old friends and established many new friendships. Our mission statement is ‘arrive

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Mince Pies Recipe; try them warm with Brandy Butter

Mince Pies Recipe; a Christmas Treat

At Pinnacle Walking Holidays we are quite fond of Mince Pies, especially warmed with some brandy butter. I always make a batch tor Mike – Delicious. Gordon Ramsey’s Mince Pies recipe is by far the best I have tried Ingredients for Mince Pies; makes 12 200g soft plain flour pinch of salt 100g butter 2-3

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Pinnacle’s Peak District Menus; Bakewell Cake

Bakewell Cake

Now as Autumn gets close, it’s time to think about Pinnacle’s Peak District menus. As we are close to Bakewell, I always try to cook something that appears on local Peak District menus; so I am making a Bakewell Cake for afternoon tea. I have made it before and it’s delicious and easy to make.

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Walking Holiday Lake District

Three Shires is a fabulous Inn

Well it’s here at last, our Walking Holiday Lake District. We are off tomorrow to The Three Shires Inn to welcome guests new and old. The weather looks okay for a Walking Holiday Lake District so fingers crossed lots of lovely walks, great food, ale and super company. Little Langdale is a beautiful hamlet and

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Beef Stew Cooked Long and Slow

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

As we know, beef stew is all about the quality of the meat. Having worked in the French Alps for many years I can safely say, the quality varies a lot. I use the Jamie Oliver beef stew recipe, it’s full of tasty vegetables and the flavours are delicious. Although beef stew conjours up thought

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North Berwick View of Bass Rock

Bass Rock in North Berwick, a great place to have Walking Holidays in the UK

North Berwick is a vibrant and scenic harbour town in East Lothian, boasting great beaches, and an eclectic mix of shops, cafes and bars. Not to mention world-renowned golf courses. We have just returned from four lovely days with great friends. Just a 30 minute train journey from Edinburgh, there are stunning views out to

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A Few of my Favourite Things

Chamonix Valley Flegere Favourite Things

I think we all have favourite things; favourite mountains as well favourite walks. Although I suspect in many cases the two are not necessarily the same. Favourite views are another thing. A Few of my Favourite Things Sometimes my favourite times are not on the summits of various mountains, but spending it with special friends

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Coffin Route Walk from Ambleside to Grasmere

On the Coffin Route Walk from Ambleside to Grasmere

What a fantastic four day short walking break in the Lake District. We looked after thirteen of the Sedgemoor Ramblers. Most of them had never been to the Lake District before and they were pretty blown away by its beautiful scenery. We offered two walks each day, mine being the easier one and, of course,

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