Monthly Archives: May 2012

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A Circuit of Crummock Water, Rannerdale Bluebells and a walk up Rannerdale Knotts

5th May 2012

Yesterday Brendan and I drove to Buttermere, parking on the road down to the church. We were planning to do a circuit of Crummock Water, detouring to Scale Force Waterfall, The Kirkstile Inn, through the Rannerdale bluebells and up and over Rannerdal…

Loughrigg Fell, Lily Tarn and Rydal Hall

16th May 2012

Today I drove to Rydal for a walk up Loughrigg Fell (1099ft) and over to Lily Tarn, parking on the road by the church. I would then descend to Ambleside for a coffee and walk back through Rydal Park to Rydal Hall. A walk of about 7 miles depending on…

Swindale to Mosedale via Selside Pike and Branstree

28th May 2012

Last week was the best weather we would have all year and I had to spend it all inside in the exam hall! Grrrrr!!!!! But on Monday I actually had a day off so Ged, Kas and I drove to Swindale. Swindale is an isolated valley to the east of the Haweswa…

Warnscale Bothy and Haystacks

3rd May 2012

Yesterday was going to be an excellent day so Ged, Kas and I drove to Gatesgarth near Buttermere to climb Haystacks (1958ft) via Warnscale Bothy. A short walk of just five and a quarter miles. We got an ice cream at the farm and then walked back to t…