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Skelwith Bridge and Grasmere. 30 July

A similar walk to the one in February, however this time we went over near Huntingstile Crag and down beside Redbank Wood to Grasmere village. 135 more words


Rydal Mount

I have driven past here thousands of times over the years and finally visited. Rydal Mount was the last home of William Wordsworth before he died. 220 more words

Lake District


Before we left home on this trip my back was aching, I assumed due to a little over zealous gardening one day! Sadly it is feeling worse and is slowing us down a bit although actually walking is one of the best things for it which is a positive, I am hoping it gets better just as quickly. 433 more words

Day Four

Monday 11 July 2016

Grasmere to Patterdale
15 km

We fell asleep listening to the rain falling and when we woke around 7.00am it had stopped to a little drizzle. 627 more words

Wainwright's Coast To Coast

How I would want my wedding day

If I ever get hitched, I’d like a destination wedding. This way, I don’t have to invite my 40 cousins, their spouses, and their spawn. Also, my Malaysian grand uncle’s Singapore-based spawn who is a property agent and who never fails to do a sales pitch at the family reunion every Chinese New Year. 420 more words

Day Three

Sunday 10 July 2016

Stonethwaite to Grasmere

14 km
The talk this morning at breakfast was quite animated as people were telling of their horror stories from yesterday. 620 more words

Wainwright's Coast To Coast

Grasmere Rushbearing 2016

Grasmere Rushbearing 2016 was rather a wet one. It became obvious fairly early on in the day that the rain wasn’t going to ease up. 299 more words