Let’s get out there!
Enjoy the great outdoors – hills and valleys, woods and coasts. Boots and Tracks is a place to read, chat, share and maybe learn a thing or two.
I've always loved limestone scenery. It's amazing how mildly acidic rainwater can sculpt massive landscapes. Caverns, potholes, gorges and cliffs - so much to see and enjoy. Not to mention enigmatic dry-valleys, rivers that disappear only to pop up again...read more
I do believe in drinking lots of water while walking, whatever the time of year. But I've always found water bottles a bit inconvenient. I either have to take off my rucksack, or even if I use side pockets, I'm often struggling to extract the bottle and then find the...read more
Staffordshire is often overlooked as a destination, (which for me is one of its charms). The Staffordshire moorlands is a great walking area, blending into its more famous neighbour - the Peak District. As boy we used to make the trip from Manchester to enjoy a day...read more