Posts in 'Lake District'

Packing List for the Ullswater Way

What to pack when hiking the Ullswater Way

I hiked the Ullswater Way over two days in June when I was lucky enough to have fine, sunny weather – amazing luck for a region that is often overcast and rainy!  Here I am sharing some tips on what you should pack when hiking the Ullswater Way and my complete packing list for my […]

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12 things to know before visiting the Lake District

12 things to know before visiting the Lake District

You’ve planned where you are going to stay, what to do and maybe which walks to take – but this post has all those little practical tips and tricks which will save you time and help you get ready to make your Lake District adventure run a little more smoothly. Here are 12 things to […]

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6 books to help you plan a Lake District adventure

6 books to help plan your Lake District adventure

That sweet anticipation of planning and booking a new trip. As thoughts move towards summer, I’ve put together a little guide of my six go-to books for planning your Lake District adventure. All of these books I own and have loved and used in various ways since moving to the Lake District two years ago. […]

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Lake District quote

How I came to live in the Lake District

Standing in the middle of Booths supermarket in Keswick, I wasn’t quite sure what to do next. Where to go, how to fill the time. Tears of panic trickling down my face.  Outside, the rain continued to pour down in the early March gloom. I had two hours before my interview at the youth hostel. […]

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