Walking Breaks in the Peak District

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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Weekly Walk for Fitness and Navigation Training

Cold day on the Roaches. Weekly walk to test my navigation for a Pinnacle Walking Holiday

I always try to get out of the house and go on at least one weekly walk, usually with a couple of friends, Paul and Glenn. It’s a good way to keep up the fitness and helps with my navigation skills. I would not like to get any guests lost on our Pinnacle Walking Holidays.

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Eat a Healthy Breakfast Before a Day’s Walking

Eating a healthy breakfast is very important when going walking

People miss out on a healthy breakfast for various reasons, from not feeling very hungry first thing in the morning to believing it will aid their weight loss goals. Eating low-GI, complex carbohydrates alongside a helping of protein at the start of the day will give your body all it needs in terms of energy;

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Snow Underfoot When Out Walking

Everyone loves walking when there is snow underfoot

When there is snow underfoot and the sun is shining it requires very little encouragement for me to ditch the office work to get out for a walk. However, it’s not quite the same when you wake up to a damp, gloomy grey day and find all the snow has melted. At Pinnacle Walking Holidays

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Walking Holidays Synonymous with Pinnacle

All our Walking Holidays are fun

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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Mince Pies Recipe; try them warm with Brandy Butter

Mince Pies are the mountain snack of choice

At Pinnacle Walking Holidays we are quite fond of Mince Pies, especially warmed with some brandy butter. I always make a batch to take on our New Year short walking break in the Peak District – Delicious. Gordon Ramsey’s Mince Pies recipe is by far the best I have tried Ingredients for Mince Pies; makes

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