Wide open spaces

Published: October 29th 2020
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A rather last minute holiday to get away for a few nights. Our friends kindly agreed to come & cat sit at out house whilst we were away so Monday started with a socially distant run through of Max's routine & other useful things around the house then we went to dop the ferrets off for their own holiday at Three Shires!
Having bid farewell to all our furred babies we headed north we skirting the south edge of Sheffield we stopped off at Upper Burbage Bridge for our first walk on the moors. We headed south along Fiddler's Elbow to Higger Tor then on to Burbage Bridge. We got slightly sidetracked scrambling over rocks & took a slightly convoluted route but ended up in the right place. After a short walk along the A6187 we headed back north along the edge of Burbage Moor. The clouds came in & drenched us with rain on this stretch which left us rather cold & soggy for the short drive across the peaks to our cottage near Chapel-en-le-Frith.
The cottage was lovely & cosy! Wine & biscuits were provided as well as a basket of fire wood so we were able to dry off out boots in front of the fire whilst having a lovely relaxed evening. We spent a bit of time planning tomorrow's activities since Tuesday is going to be even wetter!

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