Walking Breaks in the Peak District

Derbyshire Dales at your Feet

Everyone loves walking in the Derbyshire Dales 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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Easy Apple Cake – Smells Divine

Easy Apple Cake for hungry walkers

I’ve been making cakes for years and everyone loves this remarkable recipe for an easy Apple Cake. On our Peak District short breaks guests love to come back to the smell of homemade cake. The apples can be windfalls or even shrivelled ones from the fruit bowl. Serve warm with ice cream or crème fraîche

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Thanks to Everyone who Joined us in 2017

Thanks to Everyone who joined us and to Mark and Jane

Thanks to everyone who joined us this year on a Pinnacle Walking Holiday, we hope you had a fabulous time. The Calendar Dates for 2018 are up and available for booking on the website. Prices Unfortunately for next year we have had to increase the prices for our holidays in Europe. You can blaim Brexit

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Easy Baked Cheese Souffles

Twice Baked Cheese Souffles a great French Alps starter

I usually put these Easy Baked Cheese Souffles on the menu of our UK walking breaks as they are so easy to pre-make and freeze. As they are so tasty and popular I have decided to put them on the menu in the summer too. I have to say, trust me, these are truly very

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Cashew Nut Burgers

Chalet Veggie Mains | Cashew Nut Burgers

Cashew Nut Burgers are great as we get so many different guests requiring special types of food on our all-inclusive French Alps and Peak District walking holidays. The most common request is for vegetarian, so I am always looking for easy vegetarian recipes. Cashew nut burgers are delicious and very popular; they are a good

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Four in a Bed

Grattondale where Four in a Bed winners are situated

How pleased we both were that Dale End House won Four in a Bed. This is a lovely place to come and relax and we are lucky to have it as our chosen accommodation in the Peak District. The Lodge It is so cosy and has everything you need for your stay. The view from

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Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Cake is very popular in the Peak District

Chocolate Biscuit Cake has to be the biggest favourite with all our guests. I make it on all our catered holidays in the Peaks and Chamonix. It is perfect to eat whilst sat on the top of a mountain. Most recipes use cooking chocolate but I don’t – I only use Cadburys; it seems to

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Raspberry Creme Brulee

Raspberry Creme Brulee a popular dessert in the French Alps and the Peak District

A really popular dessert with guests on all our catered holidays is Raspberry Creme Brulee. This dessert is light and really easy to make and you can add any other fruit if you do no not like raspberries, you can also take out the liqueur if required: It’s a big dinner party hit. The nice

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Banana Bread a favourite of returning walkers

Chalet Cake Recipe | Banana Bread

Banana Bread is a big favourite in our house. Not only does it use up the mountain of brown bananas, it also makes the house smell amazing. And it tastes good too! I will be baking this for our Peak District short walking break in April, hope they enjoy it as much as we do.

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Cashew Nut Burgers an Easy Vegetarian Recipe

Chalet Veggie Mains | Cashew Nut Burgers

Cashew Nut Burgers are great as we get so many different guests requiring special types of food on our all-inclusive French Alps and Peak District walking holidays. The most common request is for vegetarian, so I am always looking for easy vegetarian recipes. Cashew nut burgers  are delicious and very popular; they are a good choice

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