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Tilberthwaite Walk

On Friday I was meeting up with some bell ringing friends at Tilberthwaite to do a walk that incorporated some geology. Sue’s daughter, Lucy is a geology teacher. Andy’s son Jason is studying geology at A level, and Andy’s brother,...

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Harter Fell and Small Water

On Monday Ged and I drove to Mardale Head in order to walk up to Harter Fell (2,552ft). We would go up via the Gatescarth Pass, enjoy the snow on the summit, and descend down past Small Water on the Nan Bield Pass. A walk of five miles. ...

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Kelly Hall Tarn

The following blog shows the same walk on two consecutive days, one in low cloud, one in sunshine and blue skies. Naturally most of the photos come from the second day. I had been in Ulverston in the morning, for brass band practice, so I was already...

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High Rigg in Snow

A blue sky day with snow! I picked up Ged from Urswick, and drove towards Keswick. I’d already decided we were going up High Rigg. It is only 1,165ft high, but the views out to surrounding fells are excellent, and it is on the main road, so no...

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Carron Crag & Langdale Chase Hotel

As my birthday treat we would be staying in the Boat House of the Langdale Chase Hotel. A base for a couple of walks and an ideal setting to take a few sunset/sunrise photos over Windermere. Our first walk was from Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre up...

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Christmas 2018

Photos of assorted brass playing, bell ringing, cats, short walks, and the views from the top of Barrow Town Hall, from over the Christmas period. ...

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Newton Fell (North)

I had walked up Newton Fell (South) earlier in the summer, so it was time to do Newton Fell North. I drove to Newby Bridge and headed for Staveley-in-Cartmel. I drove past the church and parked in the Chapel Plantation car park. Brendan and I then wa...

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Cold Fell & Flat Fell

On Monday Ged and I drove to the Cold Fell Road to walk up two more Outlying Fells, Cold Fell and Flat Fell. Two short walks separated by a five minute drive and lunch. There were blue skies north but a big mass of cloud was keeping us in the shade....

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Vienna

Brendan had a five day conference at the International Atomic Energy Agency, so armed with a Vienna Travel Card I explored the streets of Vienna by myself. This post is what’s left after I removed all the church visits! ...

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