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Stainton Pike via Whitfell

Today son, Tom and I drove to the top of the Corney Fell Road to walk to Stainton Pike. Wainwright’s route goes through a farm, hence the alternative route chosen. We would also include Buckbarrow, Whitfell and a detour down to Rowantree Force,...

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Muncaster Fell

Brendan and I had planned to walk up Great Worm Crag and Green Crag today from the Birker Fell road, but the road was closed, so instead we drove to Muncaster, to walk up Muncaster Fell. Due to lockdown this is my first fell walk in nearly two months...

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Walney Channel Crossings at Low Tide

A walk across Walney Channel via the little bridge from North Scale to the college. Then up onto the slag bank, and from Cocken Tunnel back across the channel to meet the coastal path steps, at low tide. It took one and a half hours. ...

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North Walney Coastal Path

During the Coronavirus crisis we are now not supposed to drive anywhere in order to take exercise, so the fells are not an option. It was time to do a walk from home! A new section of the England Coast Path has been made between Walney Airfield and t...

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Whitfell & Buckbarrow

On Friday I drove to the top of the Corney Fell Road for an early morning solo walk. There is parking here for several cars. I would be following Wainwright’s Outlying Fell route to Whitfell via Buckbarrow, visiting Burn Moor and Kinmont Buckba...

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Walna Scar and the Slate Quarry

On Friday Brendan and I drove through Seathwaite to the road signed ‘Coniston 4 miles, unfit for cars’, a single track road. At the end of the road is a gate that requires opening then closing, and 20m further on is a small parking area....

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