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Dalton Town Band Tour 2022

Dalton Town Band’s Tour of North Yorkshire, playing in Filey and Whitby and staying in Scarborough. The coach set off from Dalton at 7.30am on Friday, we would be back on Sunday night. ...

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Stybarrow Dodd to Clough Head

On Monday I decided to walk up the Sticks Pass and go over Stybarrow Dodd, Watson’s Dodd, Great Dodd and Clough Head, returning over the slopes of Great Dodd to Mill Gill, and down to Castle Rock of Triermain. A walk of nine miles. It was going...

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Garden July 2022

This year we opened our Walney Island garden to the public for the first time as part of The National Garden Scheme. This is the main reason I’ve not posted a fellwalk since May, as I was too busy getting everything ready. We opened on Sunday J...

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Bowfell & Rossett Pike

The winds of recent days had died down so Ged and I drove to the Old Dungeon Ghyll NT car park in Great Langdale to climb Bowfell via The Band, the Climbers’ Traverse and the Great Slab route. We would then go down to Ore Gap turn right for Ang...

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Beetham Heritage Walk

On Monday I visited Beetham Nurseries, near Milnthorpe. Afterwards I did the Beetham Heritage Walk. I had done part of it in 2018 with the bellringers of St. James. The walk is 7 miles and includes an Ice Age erratic, woods, limestone pavement, the F...

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Stickle Pike & Caw

Early on Friday morning Ged and I drove to Kiln Bank Cross, via Broughton Mills, to make the most of the excellent weather window by walking up to Stickle Pike, via Stickle Tarn, and then on to Caw. A walk of five and a half miles. These fells are fr...

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Helvellyn Range Fells

I have been waiting for a sunny, blue sky day with light winds, to do this walk. It would include Raise, Whiteside, Helvellyn Lower Man, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag, Dollywaggon Pike, Grisedale Tarn and Seat Sandal. I made an early start an...

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