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Cloud and Isolation in the Western Margins

Some places in the Lakes are simply not easy to get to. Most of the main valleys have roads of some kind or another in which the walker who doesn’t want to spend hours tramping the roads can get to within reach of the fells, the major example of which being Ennerdale, which has been out of bounds to non-Forestry Commission traffic for decades. 1,857 more words

The Lake District

100 Swims Road Trip

It is quite apparent as the leaves begin to turn, leaving the river bank with a tide line of the fallen, that time is slipping away.  879 more words

Open Sky Swimming

Napes Needle and Needle Ridge, Great Gable

The Scafell Pike group from the top of Needle Ridge

Light fading over Wasdale

Lee looking pleased that the Wasdale Crack is behind him

On the Climber’s Traverse towards Kern Knotts… 89 more words

Wild UK

O'er the hills and far away . . . to Britain's "favourite view"

With breakfast consumed, the tent packed away and our backpacks on, it was time to leave the glampsite behind and swap the picturesque hamlet of Boot for a pitch a stone’s throw from Britain’s “favourite view” (as voted by ITV viewers several years prior). 652 more words


21st Birthday in the Lake District

After a hiatus of 10 years we returned to Low Water End house at the foot of Coniston Water in the Lake District for a week of walking, rowing, sailing and rain. 36 more words


Three Seasons in One Weekend

The usual annual trip to the Lake District and our good friends at Church Stile Campsite. I drove up a day early through some pretty nasty weather but I still received something of a shock after I crested the hill on M6 near Lancaster. 1,365 more words


The Yellow Line

The installation of the yellow line in Wasdale, running from the Wasdale Oak all the way into Wastwater (a steep slope of almost 120 metres) has been a long time in the planning: 481 more words