The last stretch of road leading from the tiny village of Patterdale to the Old View B&B (and shepherd’s hut) felt like a truly victorious one. My day had begun 8 hours earlier in Pooley Bridge, where I hiked 12 miles along the western shoreline of Ullswater following the Ullswater Way. My feet were tired […]Read More
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“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