|Its good to see plenty of reference to Barbrook (*one) on this site. It has to be one of the most beautiful small circles in the north of England.
I recall my first trip up to Barbrook(1994); it being one of the coldest days of winter some years ago... After tottering around (feeling) somewhat aimlessly misguided with the O/S range-finder map, its a great place to stumble upon; with a mild suprise of ever having found it.
Just adjacent to the (@ the time very icy pathway); I feel Barbrook lies in a great position... Similar vista to the also hidden (but much grander) nearby temple of Arbor low. I always (upon return here) find it very thought provoking as to, the people that used this site; it always seems more open to the elements than many other places... then again, it is always winter when I visit somehow!
I usually always follow up a trip to this site with an amble over the Burbage brook estate, and up to Higger Tor; which also just has to hold some significance (prehistoric > Iron ages?)
Yep, a trip-ette up to the peaks is a great day out; not forgetting Mam Tor, Thors cave, The Nine ladies circle on Stanton moor... I have never quite made it to Robin hoods stride or Kits coty house... maybe next time around...
Posted by mooncat
9th May 2005ce
Edited 9th May 2005ce