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The Lake District: "Wild swimming" adventures

As we were staying in Coniston for an extra week we decided to try and turn ourselves into wild swimmers.  Here how we got on… 1,031 more words


Forest side - All systems GO.

This was my second visit to dine at The Forest side in Grasmere. This time I had just married my sweetheart a day earlier and so we decided to make it into something special and booked in for an overnight package. 1,197 more words

Chasing Waterfalls...

Swapping ballet pumps for walking boots.. wild swimming, sparkling wine, chasing waterfalls, river rapids, mossy carpeted woodland and more… 

Welcome to the Lake District, Prosecco & Pie style… 523 more words


Tour of Britain 2016 Grasmere

It isn’t often I don’t know where to be in Grasmere! However yesterday I was literally up hill and down dale. The reason for my indecision? 425 more words


Bassenthwaite and Grasmere.

Last weekend was a Bank Holiday and also Hugo’s 2nd Birthday! We had planned to take him to the Lake District for the day on Sunday and bag another lake or two. 339 more words

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Tales from Dove Cottage


Well, I’ve seen it – Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage. This has been on my To Do list for only about 20 years, so I’m completely pleased to have finally visited. 273 more words

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