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A day in Grasmere

When you live so close to the Lake District, it can be easy to forget what a beautiful place it is to visit. I don’t visit it anywhere near enough, and each time I do I promise myself I’ll be back soon, which usually turns into many months later. 782 more words


Lingmoor Fell & Stone Arthur

Saturday, 15 April 2017
1.62 miles/2.6 km and 2.98 miles/4.8 km
843 ft/257 m ascent and 1,335 ft/407 m ascent
1 hour 7 minutes and 1 hour 31 minutes 
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Langdale Pikes from Grasmere

Sunday, 9 April 2017
12.55 miles/20.2 km
2,867 ft/874 m ascent
6 hours 32 minutes

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Early morning start from Grasmere. Accompanied by a trio from the Isle of Man who were looking for the route to Stonethwaite – we took them as far as the bridge over Far Easedale Gill. 159 more words


My 1st Wainwright walk - Loughrigg Fell

Loughrigg Fell (335m) was my first Wainwright walk and it did not disappoint. With only a short distance from Grasmere and Ambleside theirs many different starting points to choose from.After staying at a hostel in Elterwater and having a wander around Grasmere I started my walk at Grasmere Lake, walking along the A591 I cut through and onto the footpath with Grasmere lake on my right.   268 more words


How many springs?

How many springs

Can one year yield?

Across changes of time

Central Europe, Greenwich mean and BST.

Snowy flower-trees

And sweeping winds

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I remember sitting on the swing

I remember sitting on the swing

just outside the house, hearing the birds sing.

I can still feel the sunlight, warm on my face,

my heart was slowly beating in its steady pace. 110 more words