Monthly Archives: January 2014

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A walk around South Walney Nature Reserve

11th January 2014

Today was quite a nice day so I decided to have a drive down to the South End of the Island and see what damage the recent storms had done. As I drove between the Caravan Park and the Nature Reserve I could see that the waves had come up to at least…

Helvellyn in snow from Wythburn

30th January 2014

We have been waiting for weeks for a weather window to allow us to get up a mountain in the snow, but gale force winds and rain have been the norm of late. Today the wind was only forecast to be 30mph, with no rain, and there was a possibility of som…

Warton Crag Nature Reserve and Peter Lane Lime Kiln

18th January 2014

On Saturday morning we drove to Warton in Lancashire for our annual family and friends walk which is usually held on Boxing Day, but as several people were away at Christmas it was postponed until today. We went via L’Arche in Preston to pick u…