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Best wild ruins for families to visit in the Midlands

08/02/2023 East Midlands 10 mins read

Nikki Squires, author of Wild Guide Central England, shares her favourite wild ruins in the Midlands area. From the White Ladies Priory in Wolverhampton to the The Elephant Stone in Worcestershire, all these family-friendly locations make a great day out.

Wolfscote Dale and Beresford Dale from Hartington

11/09/2018 East Midlands

Dovedale is a honey pot for the Peak District and attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. This 10km circular walk gives you all the pleasures of upper Dovedale, starting and ending in the charming Peak District village of Hartington but without the crowds of Dovedale.

Afternoon tea hotspots in the Peak District National Park

26/09/2017 East Midlands

If you’ve spent the morning walking the many hills of the Peak District, you’ll more than likely be in need of some energy replenishment. There’s a huge variety of eateries to choose from, but we think you can’t go wrong with a traditional afternoon tea.

Places to go
Exploring Nature's Spaces in Lincoln

13/08/2017 East Midlands

GetOutside Champion Zoe shows you some of her favourite outside areas in her home city of Lincoln – all available for you to explore with the OS Greenspaces layer on OS Maps.

Go underground and explore caving in the Peak District

29/12/2016 East Midlands

The Peak District National Park is well-known for its spectacular sights and a trip to the area will mean a visual treat for all. But the beauty isn’t just above the ground – there is a whole world to be explored underground.

3 of the best walks around Dark Peak

30/09/2016 East Midlands

The Dark Peak is home to some of the most iconic views in the Peak District. Discover 3 of the best, and follow the routes when you're out.

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