Raindrops and Rosehips

Raindrops and Rosehips My Dad and my brother both have birthdays in October so we have an annual family meet-up to celebrate both of them at the same time. We've done various things together over the years, and this year we decided to make the most of a glorious Autumn weekend and head to Derbyshire for a walk in the hills.

We went to Monsal Dale in the Peak District National Park, somewhere new to us all. My brother and his wife are seasoned walkers who, along with my Dad, will think nothing of a ten or twelve mile walk in a day. However, we've got people with much shorter legs to think about, and whilst the dog would have cheerfully tackled a twelve mile walk, small daughter wouldn't. So we used our book Derbyshire Walks with Children and found a much more suitable four mile walk instead.

After a steep hill up, we were out in the hills and quickly found ourselves far too hot with our jackets on. Naturally, as it was a birthday weekend we managed to pack some essential supplies in our rucksack ...

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