A barn in the woods
A barn in the woods

After leaving the mine the footpath was a little hard to follow but led through this small woodland and shed. You might be able to make out the creature in the barn ?

The Highest Pub in Derbyshire
The Highest Pub in Derbyshire

The Highest Pub in Derbyshire

Leaving Sir William Hill Road onto the footpath
Leaving Sir William Hill Road onto the footpath

Leaving Sir William Hill Road onto the footpath

The Tall Wet Bracken & Fleabane
The Tall Wet Bracken & Fleabane

In the midst of the summer after a heavy rain the first part of the walk was through tall dense bracken soaking the legs and boots.

 Looking back over the beautiful farmland of the white peak.

Looking back over the beautiful farmland of the white peak.

The Path to Black Hole Mine
The Path to Black Hole Mine

The path leads on towards Black Hole mine.

Public Footpath Sign on Eyam Edhe
Public Footpath Sign on Eyam Edhe

Bracken trying to take over overything that stands at this time of year.

A bee enjoying the summer on a Creeping Thistle.
A bee enjoying the summer on a Creeping Thistle.

A bee enjoying the summer on a Creeping Thistle.

Ringlet Butterfly on Fleabane
Ringlet Butterfly on Fleabane

Ringlet Butterfly on Fleabane, Aphantopus hyperantus

Aggregate piles at Black Hole Mine
Aggregate piles at Black Hole Mine

The walk passes either around or through Black Hole Mine. On the weekend it's quite so pretty safe to walk through. These orderly aggregate piles at Black Hole Mine caught my eye.

Orange is the New Black
Orange is the New Black

Some coloury goodness with the aggregate piles at the mine.

Mystery Sheep
Mystery Sheep

This sheepy had decided to take shelter in the barn having been freshly sheered. I suppose it's fair enough given the rain the the night. Either that or it was hoping to pounce on us like the savage killer it is.

Twisting Trees at Birds's Wood
Twisting Trees at Birds's Wood

Leaving the fields behind for a distance we entered Birds's Wood with some fascinatinly twisting branches.

Branch Hugs
Branch Hugs

Branches seeming to support each other in the search for daylight in Birds's Wood.

The pathway out of Bird's Wood
The pathway out of Bird's Wood

A little gem of woodland, especially on a sunny day to find a bit of shelter and some dappled light. Birds's Wood.

Timber Lodge Near Highclifffe
Timber Lodge Near Highclifffe

A timber lodge in a lovely setting near Highcliffe as we left the woodland towards the road.

Spirit of Place
Spirit of Place

Spotted this sign just before hopping back on the road through HIghcliffe.

Through the Marsh Marigold
Through the Marsh Marigold

Leaving the road again to follow Jumber Brook down into Eyam.

A lush green path through the fields and down into Eyam
A lush green path through the fields and down into Eyam

A lush green path through the fields and down into Eyam

 Saw many houses with beautiful settings scattered around the hills on the outskirts of Eyam.

Saw many houses with beautiful settings scattered around the hills on the outskirts of Eyam.

Roses in a strangers garden
Roses in a strangers garden

Sneeking around people's gardens again for some flow photos. #menthatloveflowers

The path meanders around the gardens towards Eyam
The path meanders around the gardens towards Eyam

The path meanders around the gardens towards Eyam

Disturbing the sheep on the last field before entering Eyam
Disturbing the sheep on the last field before entering Eyam

Disturbing the sheep on the last field before entering Eyam

Looking back to a particularly well placed house near Eyam.
Looking back to a particularly well placed house near Eyam.

Looking back to a particularly well placed house near Eyam.

Horses in Jackets
Horses in Jackets

These horses got dressed up in their best jackets for breakfast.

Pretty yellow flowers in Eyam
Pretty yellow flowers in Eyam

Sneaking around someone elses garden in the village of Eyam. They sure do put on a display in Eyam.

Number 1
Number 1

Number 1 for colour I assume ?

Eyam Country Store
Eyam Country Store

Couldn't be more country if it tried. (Probably is trying to be fair)

Plague Cottage in Eyam
Plague Cottage in Eyam

I assume the baby gate is to keep the plague baby's in there ?

The Church at Eyam
The Church at Eyam

The Church At Eyam

Wooden Bear at Rodney House
Wooden Bear at Rodney House

I don't have a garden for one of these, but I might buy one soon anyway and put it in the communal gardens at the flats.

Time for Tea
Time for Tea

Time for tea.

Old buildings of Eyam
Old buildings of Eyam

Lots of lovely old details in the buildings around Eyam.

Rabbits in the Garden
Rabbits in the Garden

I assumed it was the people that looked after the gardens in Eyam, but apparently not.

Roast Sheep at Eyam
Roast Sheep at Eyam

Not something you see in many places.

Leavin Eyam via the track near Fairview Farm.
Leavin Eyam via the track near Fairview Farm.

Leavin Eyam via the track near Fairview Farm.

Tideswell Lane out of Eyam
Tideswell Lane out of Eyam

Tideswell Lane out of Eyam.

Looking along Tideswell Lane
Looking along Tideswell Lane

Looking along Tideswell Lane with beautiful big trees and dry stone walls.

View towards Foolow and Housley
View towards Foolow and Housley

The view towards Foolow and Housley from the air. I wonder if this landscape has been impacted by human hand ?

Dry Stone Walls from Above
Dry Stone Walls from Above

The dry stone walls are the signature of the landscape here and they are fascinating from above. Especially when collapsed and scattered as here.

Tideswell Lane
Tideswell Lane

The stunning and calming sight of a gently meandering cart lane. Winding it's way through the fields of the White Peak near Foolow & Eyam.

More beautiful big trees along the lane
More beautiful big trees along the lane

Looking back down Tideswell Lane.

On the way into Foolow
On the way into Foolow

On the way into Foolow noticed this little bike decoration on a shed and some paragliders in the sky.

Less is More
Less is More

The landscape here is heavily farmed and levelled, the trees are long gone but in some ways that makes those which remain look all the more beautiful.

The Bulls Head
The Bulls Head

The Bulls Head at Foolow and a selfie arm.

The Pond at Foolow
The Pond at Foolow

The pong and another beautiful house at Foolow in the Peak District.

More pretty gates, gardens and houses
More pretty gates, gardens and houses

More pretty gates, gardens and houses at Foolow.

A lone tree in the field leaving Foolow
A lone tree in the field leaving Foolow

These cloudy summer days are always beautiful out in the countryside. The shifting light creates beautiful depth to the landscape and gives new opportunities to photos at various opportunities.

Bretton Hens
Bretton Hens

Back at the top of the hill towards Bretton and the Barrel Inn, a pretty garden with incredible views for a change.

The Barrel Inn at Bretton
The Barrel Inn at Bretton

The end of the walk back at this perfectly situation pub. Ideal spot for a shandy.

A barn in the woods
The Highest Pub in Derbyshire
Leaving Sir William Hill Road onto the footpath
The Tall Wet Bracken & Fleabane
 Looking back over the beautiful farmland of the white peak.
The Path to Black Hole Mine
Public Footpath Sign on Eyam Edhe
A bee enjoying the summer on a Creeping Thistle.
Ringlet Butterfly on Fleabane
Aggregate piles at Black Hole Mine
Orange is the New Black
Mystery Sheep
Twisting Trees at Birds's Wood
Branch Hugs
The pathway out of Bird's Wood
Timber Lodge Near Highclifffe
Spirit of Place
Through the Marsh Marigold
A lush green path through the fields and down into Eyam
 Saw many houses with beautiful settings scattered around the hills on the outskirts of Eyam.
Roses in a strangers garden
The path meanders around the gardens towards Eyam
Disturbing the sheep on the last field before entering Eyam
Looking back to a particularly well placed house near Eyam.
Horses in Jackets
Pretty yellow flowers in Eyam
Number 1
Eyam Country Store
Plague Cottage in Eyam
The Church at Eyam
Wooden Bear at Rodney House
Time for Tea
Old buildings of Eyam
Rabbits in the Garden
Roast Sheep at Eyam
Leavin Eyam via the track near Fairview Farm.
Tideswell Lane out of Eyam
Looking along Tideswell Lane
View towards Foolow and Housley
Dry Stone Walls from Above
Tideswell Lane
More beautiful big trees along the lane
On the way into Foolow
Less is More
The Bulls Head
The Pond at Foolow
More pretty gates, gardens and houses
A lone tree in the field leaving Foolow
Bretton Hens
The Barrel Inn at Bretton
A barn in the woods

After leaving the mine the footpath was a little hard to follow but led through this small woodland and shed. You might be able to make out the creature in the barn ?

The Highest Pub in Derbyshire

The Highest Pub in Derbyshire

Leaving Sir William Hill Road onto the footpath

Leaving Sir William Hill Road onto the footpath

The Tall Wet Bracken & Fleabane

In the midst of the summer after a heavy rain the first part of the walk was through tall dense bracken soaking the legs and boots.

Looking back over the beautiful farmland of the white peak.

The Path to Black Hole Mine

The path leads on towards Black Hole mine.

Public Footpath Sign on Eyam Edhe

Bracken trying to take over overything that stands at this time of year.

A bee enjoying the summer on a Creeping Thistle.

A bee enjoying the summer on a Creeping Thistle.

Ringlet Butterfly on Fleabane

Ringlet Butterfly on Fleabane, Aphantopus hyperantus

Aggregate piles at Black Hole Mine

The walk passes either around or through Black Hole Mine. On the weekend it's quite so pretty safe to walk through. These orderly aggregate piles at Black Hole Mine caught my eye.

Orange is the New Black

Some coloury goodness with the aggregate piles at the mine.

Mystery Sheep

This sheepy had decided to take shelter in the barn having been freshly sheered. I suppose it's fair enough given the rain the the night. Either that or it was hoping to pounce on us like the savage killer it is.

Twisting Trees at Birds's Wood

Leaving the fields behind for a distance we entered Birds's Wood with some fascinatinly twisting branches.

Branch Hugs

Branches seeming to support each other in the search for daylight in Birds's Wood.

The pathway out of Bird's Wood

A little gem of woodland, especially on a sunny day to find a bit of shelter and some dappled light. Birds's Wood.

Timber Lodge Near Highclifffe

A timber lodge in a lovely setting near Highcliffe as we left the woodland towards the road.

Spirit of Place

Spotted this sign just before hopping back on the road through HIghcliffe.

Through the Marsh Marigold

Leaving the road again to follow Jumber Brook down into Eyam.

A lush green path through the fields and down into Eyam

A lush green path through the fields and down into Eyam

Saw many houses with beautiful settings scattered around the hills on the outskirts of Eyam.

Roses in a strangers garden

Sneeking around people's gardens again for some flow photos. #menthatloveflowers

The path meanders around the gardens towards Eyam

The path meanders around the gardens towards Eyam

Disturbing the sheep on the last field before entering Eyam

Disturbing the sheep on the last field before entering Eyam

Looking back to a particularly well placed house near Eyam.

Looking back to a particularly well placed house near Eyam.

Horses in Jackets

These horses got dressed up in their best jackets for breakfast.

Pretty yellow flowers in Eyam

Sneaking around someone elses garden in the village of Eyam. They sure do put on a display in Eyam.

Number 1

Number 1 for colour I assume ?

Eyam Country Store

Couldn't be more country if it tried. (Probably is trying to be fair)

Plague Cottage in Eyam

I assume the baby gate is to keep the plague baby's in there ?

The Church at Eyam

The Church At Eyam

Wooden Bear at Rodney House

I don't have a garden for one of these, but I might buy one soon anyway and put it in the communal gardens at the flats.

Time for Tea

Time for tea.

Old buildings of Eyam

Lots of lovely old details in the buildings around Eyam.

Rabbits in the Garden

I assumed it was the people that looked after the gardens in Eyam, but apparently not.

Roast Sheep at Eyam

Not something you see in many places.

Leavin Eyam via the track near Fairview Farm.

Leavin Eyam via the track near Fairview Farm.

Tideswell Lane out of Eyam

Tideswell Lane out of Eyam.

Looking along Tideswell Lane

Looking along Tideswell Lane with beautiful big trees and dry stone walls.

View towards Foolow and Housley

The view towards Foolow and Housley from the air. I wonder if this landscape has been impacted by human hand ?

Dry Stone Walls from Above

The dry stone walls are the signature of the landscape here and they are fascinating from above. Especially when collapsed and scattered as here.

Tideswell Lane

The stunning and calming sight of a gently meandering cart lane. Winding it's way through the fields of the White Peak near Foolow & Eyam.

More beautiful big trees along the lane

Looking back down Tideswell Lane.

On the way into Foolow

On the way into Foolow noticed this little bike decoration on a shed and some paragliders in the sky.

Less is More

The landscape here is heavily farmed and levelled, the trees are long gone but in some ways that makes those which remain look all the more beautiful.

The Bulls Head

The Bulls Head at Foolow and a selfie arm.

The Pond at Foolow

The pong and another beautiful house at Foolow in the Peak District.

More pretty gates, gardens and houses

More pretty gates, gardens and houses at Foolow.

A lone tree in the field leaving Foolow

These cloudy summer days are always beautiful out in the countryside. The shifting light creates beautiful depth to the landscape and gives new opportunities to photos at various opportunities.

Bretton Hens

Back at the top of the hill towards Bretton and the Barrel Inn, a pretty garden with incredible views for a change.

The Barrel Inn at Bretton

The end of the walk back at this perfectly situation pub. Ideal spot for a shandy.

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