Stephen Thirkill’s Tourist Trails: Peak District audio guide
In the latest of Stephen Thirkill’s Tourist Trails series, Stephen takes you on a fascinating audio journey around the picturesque Peak District.
Stephen joins up with Sutton Rambling Club to celebrate the group’s landmark 80th anniversary.
On the walk Stephen visits Matlock and the surrounding countryside and learns about the long-lasting friendships and marriages that have been formed by the group.
Later in the series, Stephen also discovers why Rufford Abbey survived the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII and finds out how our Ice Age ancestors survived the deep freeze during an interesting visit to Creswell Crags.
Nature lovers are also in for a special trip when Stephen finds out more about the wildlife on show at the tranquil Sherwood Pines and the efforts being made to help native trees, flora and fauna survive and thrive at the always-popular Sherwood Forest.
To listen to our latest episode click here
A CD version of Tourist Trails featuring fascinating audio guides around Newstead Abbey, Teversal Trails, King’s Mill Reservoir, Chatsworth House, Southwell Workhouse, Clumber Park and Hardwick Hall is currently on sale.
This great triple CD is on sale for only £7.99 and can be bought by calling Stephen Thirkill on 01623 450292.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
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