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Sunday Meet - February 22nd - Glaramara in the Lakes

Details at this point are with James Parmley who is organising this meet. If you want more details about joining him and other members fill in the contact form below or contact him directly. 20 more words


Cumbria Grand Hotel

Grange over Sands: 19th December 2014

We’re staying at the Cumbria Grand Hotel which, although it looks like a former ‘Big House’, was actually built as a hotel in 1880 by the Furness Railway company. 163 more words


Ulverston and Conishead Priory.

We recently stopped in a cottage by the sea , not far from the market town of Ulverston in Cumbria. You can read about our week away … 501 more words

Places To Visit

Heavy Sides Trail, The Lake District, Cumbria

Distance: 3.56 km

Difficulty: Moderate

Dog friendly: Yes (Fit dogs only recommended)

Ascent/descent: Moderate (+/- 168 metres)

Toilets: None

Endomondo route: Click here


Directions: 293 more words

Walking Routes With Pubs

'Walk around the Woodland' at Allan Bank.

A day out from Tythebarn House and we headed for a walk around the woodland at Allan Bank, National Trust House, Grasmere

We were on the look out for their… 129 more words


Still looking for Swallowdale

In this month’s Lakeland Walker magazine (Jan/Feb 2015) there’s a fine piece by Ronald Turnbull on looking for Swallowdale.

He starts by looking on Blawith Fells and concludes that Swallowdale isn’t there. 655 more words

A William West lattice beam at Ergemont mine

Dave Banks has sent me this excellent photograph of one of William West’s lattice beams,  it is a shot that really  captures the grace of the engineers design. 123 more words

William West