Walking Breaks in the Peak District

Pinnacle’s Peak District Menus; Bakewell Cake

Bakewell Cake is a High Energy Cakes

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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Yoghurt Cake Recipe – Tasty and Easy

Coffee Walnut yohurt Cake Recipe

A season worker’s essential, the yoghurt cake is key to many an afternoon tea. It never seems to let me down, try lemon curd or buttercream in the centre. It’s easy peasy and takes very little time, everyone loves yoghurt cake. When we did our Ski season in the 3 Valleys everyone made them. They

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Chocolate Smartie Cake

Chocolate Smartie Cake is a very tasty not too unhealthy for a chocolate cake. It’s a great recipe for all the family to enjoy. I have made this many times on our Peaks short breaks, it’s great for chocolate loving walkers. Ingredients for Chocolate Smartie Cake 200g butter 200g milk chocolate 200g caster sugar 2

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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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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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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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Brie Cranberry Parcels | A Favourite Canape

Pinnacle Walking Holiday guests love Brie Cranberry Parcels

One of my favourite canapes for our Peak District and Chamonix walking breaks are Brie Cranberry Parcels; perfect if there are vegetarians in the group. They went down really well in  festive season, and if made bigger Brie Cranberry Parcels make a super starter and if made even bigger are fantastic as a main course

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Derbyshire Dales at your Feet

Everyone loves winter walking in the Derbyshire Dales at New Year, especially when there is snow underfoot

Derbyshire Dales at your Feet Smart, sumptuous barns surrounded by fields. Tip-top kitchen, open-plan living and bold art. That’s what Dale End Barn is all about, that why our guests return year after year. No wonder they won Four in a Bed. Book a short walking break in this stunning place: you won’t be disappointed.

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