Walking Breaks in the Peak District

Two Sad People Looking Forward to Next Season

Nearly at the Top; walking in the Italian Dolomites

Well our four wonderful Dolomite hiking breaks and the last two Peaks have come to an end and two very sad people are now back and missing the stunning views of the mountains. The Italian trekking breaks have been a great success and everyone was blown away by the Hotel Digon with its amazing food,

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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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An Autumn Walk in the Chatsworth Estate

Chatsworth Estate in the Peak District

We have now finished our walking breaks for 2018, so we can take a few days enjoying the area we live in and what it has to offer. This week we spent the day exploring the Chatsworth estate. The estate is so beautiful in the autumn and the deer are everywhere. Autumn colours are stunning at

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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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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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