Monthly Archives: July 2012

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A Tarn, A Burial Ground, A Monument and Two Churches

11th July 2012

This afternoon the weather was too good to stay in. Brendan and I went to Birkrigg via Great Urswick. A good little mooch about on a sunny afternoon. Jo….

A walk Around Derwent Water

27th July 2012

On Saturday Brendan, Ness and I drove to Portinscale to do the 9 mile walk around Derwent Water. It is longer than Ennerdale but a lot easier, with places to stop and the shops of Keswick at the end. We stopped for a late pub lunch and a bit of shopp…

A walk Around Ennerdale Water

25th July 2012

My sister was still staying with us so along with Ged and blind Kas we decided to do the easy walk around Ennerdale Water. A walk of 7.2 miles. With the small hill of Angler’s Crag to give a bit of elevation and good view down the lake. We star…

Barrow to Causey Pike

12th July 2012

Yesterday Ged, Kas and me drove to Braithwaite to climb Barrow (1494ft), Stile End, Outerside (1863ft), Scar Crags (2205ft) and Causey Pike (2089ft). A walk of about eight miles. We had a cold drink in the Royal Oak, then not to play favourites, we w…

Buttermere Round and a bit of Crummock Water

23rd July 2012

My sister Vanessa is staying with us for a week so on Saturday Brendan and I took her to Buttermere to walk around the lake. A walk of under 5 miles. We got to Buttermere at 9am to guarantee a free car parking space on the hill. On the way home we st…