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LTEA2008 Peak District Discovery Tour

Page history last edited by Joseph Tame 14 years, 7 months ago

Wikilogue entries 


The Rakes Progress

The Peak District Tea Tour Walkers


Prizes for best group wikilogues

CILASS are donating the main prize of 2 nights for 2 in a B&B in the Peak District to be awarded to the best group wikilogue recording your adventures on the day (Stella and Willy, in consultation with their independent panel of experts, will be final arbiters).


Haddon Hall also kindly donated a family ticket for the 2008 season (2 adults, 3 children) which was awarded to Bob P for the best travellers tale related in the University Arms on Friday evening (see The Rakes Progress for appropriate context).



The original brief




  • The ability to turn up on Friday to the Information Commons by 1.15pm at the very latest - minibuses will depart promptly.
  • What my Granny liked to refer to as "sensible shoes".
  • Some means of communication with the outside world (preferably a mobile phone or, failing that, at least twenty pence for a phone box and the necessary stamina to walk to it).



  • A sense of humour.
  • Waterproofs.
  • Money if you're an interiors more than exteriors kind of person (entrance to Arbor Low, via honesty box, £1 last time I was there; entrance to Haddon Hall £8.50; entrance to Chatsworth House & Garden £10.25; Chatsworth Garden only £6.50).
  • A way of telling the time.
  • A sense of adventure.



If you were wanting to do some prior inquiring, the minibuses will be plying the following route, in opposite directions, dropping you off and/or picking you up on request.


Bakewell Tourist Office (SK219686) - Magpie Mine (public footpath

entrance on Horse Lane, SK173677) - Monyash (outside Old Smithy Cafe and

Bulls Head SK150665) - Arbor Low (Upper Oldhams Farm, SK158636) -

Youlgreave church (SK210642) - Haddon Hall bus stop (SK234662) -

Bakewell Tourist Office (SK219686) - Edensor Church (SK251699) -

Chatsworth House car park entrance (SK250704) - Rowsley (SK255658) -

Haddon Hall bus stop (SK234662) - Bakewell Tourist Office (SK219686)




Comments (2)

grahamr@... said

at 12:18 pm on Jun 30, 2008

Great trip - thank you! A real bonus! Thank you for the great hospitality

Bob Petrulis said

at 5:44 pm on Jul 2, 2008

Willy, you did a great job organizing the trip. Haven't had that much fun in a while.

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