Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Beacon Hill and Knott

8th April 2019

On Monday Ged and I went to finish off the bits of Saturday’s Great Asby Scar walk. This would include the Beacon Hill Monument, Knott Trig Point and the Thunder Stone. A walk of just over four miles. I took up Andy’s suggestion of starti…

Great Asby Scar

6th April 2019

On Saturday the Barrow St. James’ bell ringers and friends walked up to Great Asby Scar, a limestone pavement, before ringing the bells at Orton and Appleby. We were to meet up at Sunbiggin Tarn for 9am. The weather was excellent! After Appleby…

Steel Knotts to Bonscale Pike

29th April 2019

On Monday Ged and I drove to the other side of Ullswater, parking at St. Peter’s Church, Martindale, in order to climb Steel Knotts (1414ft),  Wether Hill (2210ft), Loadpot Hill (2201ft) and Bonscale Pike (1718ft). A walk of 8.3 miles.The…

Stone Circles from Kirksanton

13th April 2019

A St. James’ bell ringers’ walk to Lacra Stone Circles and the Giant’s Grave Standing Stones, plus stops en route to Kirksanton via Donkey Rock Geology Area and Millom Rock Park. An excellent day, just a pity it was so windy! Thanks…