Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Bell Ringers’ Walk from Sedbergh to Dent

11th June 2016

On Saturday the St. James’ ringers had planned another walk. This time we would ring at St. Andrew’s Church, Sedbergh at 9am for an hour, then walk the six mile section of the Dales Way to St. Andrew’s Church, Dent, and after a pub…

Brock Crags, The Nab and Rest Dodd

5th June 2016

On the last Sunday of half term I finally got an opportunity for a walk. I had taken advantage of the recent good weather by completing all my gardening tasks, including making a new wildlife pond. My reward was a good fell walk, but nothing too diff…

Dapper’s Walk up The Hoad

25th June 2016

On Saturday I repeated a walk I have not done for a few years, in memory of Dapper, a local musician who died on Monday aged 69. This was his walk, and the route was passed on to me by Paul Bryden who was in ‘Bag o’ Rags’ and…

Investigating and Recording Walney’s Military Heritage

29th June 2016

On Wednesday I was working with Morecambe Bay Partnership in collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University on a project to investigate and record the military heritage of South Walney Island. The team consisted of Dr. Ben Edwards, Senior Lect…

The Coast Road and Grizedale Forest.

23rd June 2016

Two more outings with my sister on her long-weekend visit. The Grizedale Tarn Forest Trail was an easy walk. Naturally, we returned to the Visitor Center and indulged in coffee and cake before setting off for home. There are bike trails too. They eve…

Troutbeck Tongue with Ness

24th June 2016

My sister, Ness was visiting for a long weekend, so on Friday we did her third Wainwright mountain, Troutbeck Tongue. It is an easy valley walk and a gentle ascent up the back of The Tongue, leaving the steep bit for the descent. We parked near Town…