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Climbing Blencathra

Monday 23rd May 2016, 12 noon (day 1,733)

My weekend was Sunday and today. I still seem willing to get up to the Lake District when I can — it’s been six weeks since my last visit, I was getting itchy. 86 more words

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Tidying the Borders

It’s another fine sunny day in our Eden Paradise and only 5 weeks until the annual Open Garden event. Today is also someone’s 3rd birthday ….. 42 more words

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A Walk on Beda Fell

Last Sunday was a lovely day of blue skies and clear distant views as we headed to Martindale for a walk across the long ridge of Beda Fell from the new church of the dale. 310 more words

From Keswick to Grasmere #CumbriaIsOpen

The winter of 2015-2016 brought unprecedented floods to Cumbria (formerly Cumberland, Westmorland and part of Lancashire).  Storm Desmond early in December caused much damage.  The main road through the Lake District was washed away at a point between Keswick and Grasmere.  408 more words


Longhouse Project Banner

We have recently produced a roller banner for use in schools and at open days and other events, to give a little background about the project. 20 more words


Last cold swim till Novermber

In my (albeit fairly limited) experience, it is always colder in Ullswater. I don’t know why, but I don’t just mean colder than in Somerset where I live, but colder than the rest of the lakes in the Lake District. 106 more words