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The enchanting Wasdale and its resident lake, Wastwater, apparently the deepest lake in England, at 79 metres…

Could almost believe that this photo had been taken somewhere in Iceland! 34 more words


Wasdale Stream

There was a particularly scenic spot, just beyond the trail head in Wasdale, behind the few shops and a pub, where daffodils grew and a cool, clear stream ran past. 24 more words


A Walk Along The Canal

As I’ve written before, when my parents first decided that we would henceforth spend our Lake District holidays in walking, I wasn’t the most receptive of children. 2,523 more words

The Lake District

Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike

BBC4’s Wednesday night documentary about Scafell Pike, Britain’s highest mountain, came with favourable previews, although I’d have raced home from work to catch it if it had been promised to be a load of old boots, because there just aren’t enough television programmes about the Lake District. 878 more words

The Goggle-Box

The toughest triathlon ever comes to the Lakes

Photo by Steve Ashworth/MovieIt

A  triathlon to be staged in the Lake District this summer looks set to be the world’s toughest ultimate race.

The Wasdale X is a full distance extreme event with a total distance of 140 miles (226km) and a record-breaking 16,994 ft (5,180m) of ascent – more than comparable events anywhere in the world. 293 more words

Isn't it ironic . . .

About this time last year I was at home in Portugal, waiting to hear from the National Trust whether I was being invited for a second interview for the job of General Manager for the… 684 more words


Another 2 done in the Western Fells

A favourable forecast meant a trip over to Wasdale to do Caw fell and Haycock. Ria and Stuart joined us. It is such a drive over to Wasdale but when you have views like this, you know you’re going to have a good day. 256 more words