Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Bellringers’ Walk Pendragon Castle

13th May 2017

On Saturday the St. James’ bellringers joined fellow ringers of the Furness and South Lakeland branch, at Kirkby Stephen in the afternoon. On our way we rang at Orton Church at 10am and visited the Farmers’ Market and Chocolate Shop. In b…

Eagle Crag and Sergeant Crag

5th May 2017

On Thursday Ged, Kas and I drove to Stonethwaite in Borrowdale for a walk up to Eagle Crag and Sergeant Crag. It has been six years since we last did this walk, but it is always a good one with great views and bits of scrambling. The forecast was goo…

Furness Ringers Tour North Cumbria

29th May 2017

On Bank Holiday Monday bell ringers from Furness and South Lakes attended their annual Branch Outing. This year we visited north Cumbria taking in towers at Shap, Penrith, Great Salkeld, Keswick and Cockermouth. I drove to Alan’s house in Bards…

Lingmell via Piers Gill with the Pollocks.

6th May 2017

On Saturday morning I joined the Pollocks (Andy, Jo, Cameron and Jason) on their walk from Wasdale up beside Piers Gill. It was a walk in memory of Andy’s friend, Ian Blakey, who died in a fall from Piers Gill on May 3rd 1997. Fellwalking and m…