Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell & Carling Knott

11th October 2016

I was ringing at Cleator Moor on Tuesday afternoon so I decided to have a walk up to Burnbank Fell, Blake Fell and Carling Knott. A six mile walk that should take me about three hours. Another easy, grassy fell walk with good views. There were blue s…

Dalton, St. Mary’s Tower Outing 2016

30th October 2016

On Saturday the Dalton, St. Mary’s ringers held their annual ringing tour. This year we were visiting bell towers in and around Clitheroe, Lancashire. Calling at Samlesbury, Ribchester, Clitheroe and Waddington. I left home at 7.40am to pick up…

Fellbarrow, Low Fell & Darling Fell

4th October 2016

On Tuesday I was once more ringing at Cleator Moor at 1.30pm. So in order to kill two birds with one stone I decided on a morning walk up to Fellbarrow, Low Fell and Darling Fell. An easy walk, all on grass, of about six miles. The weather was a bit…

Lake Mists and Hen Comb

25th October 2016

I set off well before dawn on Tuesday to drive to Loweswater. The forecast was excellent so I had planned to walk up Hen Comb before bell ringing at Cleator Moor in the afternoon. But before that I would visit the shores of Loweswater and Crummock Wa…

Sandscale Haws & the Black Huts to Roan Head

23rd October 2016

Sunday was a lovely day so in the afternoon Brendan, Tom and I took a walk to the Black Huts and along the beach to Roan Head, coming back via the signed footpath to Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve. We parked on the unnamed road leading off Park Road,…

Walney Channel Walks

19th October 2016

A couple of walks on either side of Walney Channel. For the first one I parked in the parking area just before the railway bridge on Park Road. For the second one I walked from home. The first walk took me two and a half hours, the second about an ho…