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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

Lee coming up the Wasdale Crack to the shoulder on the Napes Needle

Light fading over Wasdale

The view to Kirk Fell from Needle Gap… 96 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


The Lake District: Wasdale

Keen to try out our new tent, and with Friday off work, we decided to head up to the Lake District for a long weekend. The plan was to head over to Wasdale and complete a walk around Wastwater taking in Illgill Head and Whin Rigg with an overnight stay at the National Trust campsite before heading over to Coniston where would wild camp in the fells. 1,684 more words