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Storm Devastation

A couple of days ago, the outline news of the storm that has caused so much destruction and devastation to my beloved Cumbria prompted me to write a post that reminisced about those of my experiences of being caught in rain on the fells that I haven’t already spoken of previously on this blog. 552 more words


The Grand Tour of the Lakes: Stage Four: North to East

The final stage of the Grand Tour is the simplest and easiest, which is always the most befitting for the homeward run. Basically, it’s the Keswick-Ambleside road, with a single possible variant along the way. 849 more words

The Lake District

30 Days Wild - Ospreys of Bassenthwaite Lake

I spent today in the Lake District near Bassenthwaite Lake, on a “Volunteers Day”. Unfortunately my camera wasn’t working (for some reason it’s been playing up since getting new batteries this morning) but I still had the camera on my phone as well as a camera one of the volunteers very kindly lent me. 296 more words


ESCAPE LONDON - Ramble into Ravenstone Lodge, peace, tranquility and relaxation in the heart of the Lake District

Situated by Bassenthwaite Lake, amongst the picturesque scenery and rolling fells of the Lake District, sits the 3-star, Country House hotel, Ravenstone Lodge. Their website suggested a small, family run business, beautiful views, fabulous food and good value for money, so I was really looking to finding out if this was really the case. 987 more words

Heart London Magazine

The Lake District – full of family memories

If you have never been to the UK you might not have heard of the Lake District National Park in the North West of England. 617 more words


Cats Bells? Hells Bells!

Cat Bells “It is one of the great favourites, a family fell where grandmothers and infants can climb the heights together, a place beloved. Its popularity is well deserved, its shapely topknott attracts the eye offering a steep but obviously simple scramble.” 626 more words

Trips - 2015

Gin of the Month - The Lakes Gin

Following on from Anthony’s introduction to Waterhead’s premium range of Gins, his choice for December’s Gin of the Month is, The Lakes Gin, the only gin to be distilled in Cumbria and launched in November 2014. 439 more words

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