This week I’m introducing a new series on the blog: Tiny Walks in the Lake District. These are my go-to walks when you still want that little hit of Lake District magic but without the big adventure. You want a walk with a view, to give you a taste of Lake District life. Perhaps you’ve […]Read More
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Stretched out in the garden on a sunny evening in June, I was craving a big new adventure. That previous morning, I had woken up in a midge invested patch of bracken in my tiny tent with my friend Amy on the side of Holme Fell near Coniston. We took a bracing, morning dip in […]Read More
I hiked the Ullswater Way over 2 days in June 2021 and have put together this guide to help you plan your walk whether you plan to do it in one day or in stages. This guide includes details of how to get to Ullswater, the highlights you can see on the Ullswater Way and […]Read More
“What a remarkable place”, Albert mused as his eyes gazed out through the window over the next section of the Cumbria Way, earthy brown from the spring heather and disappearing off into the afternoon drizzle. The path was guarded by various fells (Cumbrian/Old Norse for hills/mountains) with wonderfully mysterious names: Great Calva, Knott and Bowscale. […]Read More
If you are looking for an easy, scenic walk in the Lake District, a circular walk around Buttermere lake is a perfect choice, with views of the towering Fleetwith Pike on a clear day and cheeky little ice cream stop halfway around! The walk at a glance Type of walk Circular lake walk with a […]Read More