Happy Hump Day! 🐪

Today I was off work so Toby and I had a midweek adventure to look forward to!

It’s been really nice having Wednesday off, felt like a super short week and back in tomorrow for 2 days before my next adventure day!

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Today’s adventure was to Dovedale in the Peak District.
We did the Dovedale to Milldale walk which is about 6 miles in total.

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It’s a gorgeous walk, I have to say I much preferred it today as there were less people about, the last time I went was a Saturday and it was very busy!

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The stepping stones are of course amazing and it was lovely to be able to get some photos done there today without having to worry about holding up other walkers!

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The walk follows the River Dove from the Dovedale car park into Milldale.

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There are a few sections that are uphill (but nothing major) the walk for the most part is fairly flat and other than a section at the beginning and a short section at the end is great to let woofers off lead (well behaved woofs of course 😋) it’s also a great walk as no map or route plan is really needed! You just follow the river 😂

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Today the weather was a touch moody but we didn’t get rained on! It looked like there had been a lot of rain however as the river had burst its banks in place – I discovered quite unfortunately that my welly has a hole in the bottom today …. so I have had a rather soggy foot for 6 miles 😂

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Toby had a whale of a time, other than the two short sections where there is livestock he was having fun off-lead most of the time so he got to paddle, climb and pee up things to his hearts content!

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We also spied some caves on the route (we didn’t explore as I am a wuss – but next time the better half comes out to play I’ll make him be my escort into the caves 😂)

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If you fancy a fairly easy walk in the Peak District we’d recommend giving this a go! It’s just over an hour away for me in the car (slightly longer today as the Sat Nav had her own agenda) and costs £3.00 to park the car all day.
There are toilets at the car park too but they cost 20p a visit!

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Thanks for reading – hope you all had a happy hump day! ❤️

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