There is something so rejuvenating about spending the night away from home, even if it is only in the next valley. In late October, we hopped on the penultimate bus from Windermere over the Kirkstone Pass to the Ullswater Valley and jumped off the bus into the darkness at Glenridding. Head torches on, we followed […]Read More
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Today, I’m sharing another Q&A from my monthly newsletter, Letters from the Lake District. This one is from Sue Edwards, who currently runs Skiddaw House Hostel, the highest and one of the most remote hostels in England. I visited Skiddaw House a couple of years ago for my birthday, and it’s a truly memorable place […]Read More
The quiet days of January with fleeting daylight, unpredictable weather and the land still in its winter slumber. I stand on the shorelines of Derwentwater in Crow Park at 3 pm and watch the sun begin to drift from the horizon, a fizzing of excitement to be heading out on my first overnight adventure of […]Read More