National Trust Marsden Moor winter walk

Marsden moor National Trust seasonal festive christmas walk hike

I joined the National Trust Marsden Moor ‘seasonal saunter’ winter walk and Jasper came along to keep an eye on my mince pie consumption (he did a poor job, it was high). The circular walk was around 7 miles, out of the village from the National Trust office and up towards Shooters Nab before heading along the ‘top catch’ path … read more >

Creating the Trees In Mind trail

Gathering at one of the Trees In MInd trail WW1 poetry plaques

I spent the last few months devising the Trees In Mind trail, a ten-mile trail that culminates in a woodland at the edge of Marsden, the village where I live. The woodland was planted in 2015 and holds 527 oak trees (saplings, still), one for each soldier who died in either Marsden or the other villages and communities in the … read more >

Marsden Walking Festival 2019

Marsen Walking Festival banner

20th to 22nd September sees the return of the Marsden Walking Festival, a weekend of guided walks, talks, stalls, food, drink, music and more! We (I’m one of the organisers) are now releasing info on all the individual events, they are all listed under the Marsden Walkers are Welcome Page on Facebook. And tickets for those events that need them … read more >