Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Catbells to High Spy with Lynne and Dorothy

17th May 2014

On Saturday I drove to Keswick and parked next to Portinscale Suspension Bridge. The whole road was full of camper vans and caravans, luckily I managed to find a space. I was going to be meeting up with Lynne and her friend Dorothy from Kendal, in Po…

Furness Bell Ringers On Tour

26th May 2014

On Bank Holiday Monday the Furness Branch of the Lancashire Association of Change Ringers held their annual church tower outing to six churches with six or more bells. This year it was an ‘expedition’ to the Preston Branch organised by Ke…

Keswick to Barrow Walk 2014

10th May 2014

Saturday the 10th May was the day of the 48th annual Keswick to Barrow Walk (40 miles), with a new record of over 3000 walkers entered to take part. I had completed it last year when it rained for the first 7 hours and 20 minutes, and I decided that…

Sunnybank to Coniston via the Cumbria Way Lake Shore Path

5th May 2014

On Bank Holiday Monday Brendan and I decided to walk from Sunnybank on the shores of Coniston Water to Coniston Village and back using the Cumbria Way Lake Shore Path. We parked in the many lay-by spaces on the shore of Coniston Water at Oxen House B…

Walla Crag to High Tove and Watendlath

21st May 2014

On Wednesday Ged, Lynne and I decided to walk from Ashness Bridge up to Walla Crag, then over Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove and down to Watendlath for coffee, then back along the riverside valley path. A walk of 9.6 miles. The weather was f…