Monthly Archives: March 2020

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Green Quarter Fell

5th March 2020

On Thursday Ged and I drove to Kentmere to walk up Green Quarter Fell, one of Wainwright’s ‘Outlying Fells’. An easy six mile walk. The weather was excellent, blue skies and sunshine, and there was still snow on the high fells, but…

North Walney Coastal Path

27th March 2020

During the Coronavirus crisis we are now not supposed to drive anywhere in order to take exercise, so the fells are not an option. It was time to do a walk from home! A new section of the England Coast Path has been made between Walney Airfield and t…

Walna Scar and the Slate Quarry

13th March 2020

On Friday Brendan and I drove through Seathwaite to the road signed ‘Coniston 4 miles, unfit for cars’, a single track road. At the end of the road is a gate that requires opening then closing, and 20m further on is a small parking area….

Whitfell & Buckbarrow

20th March 2020

On Friday I drove to the top of the Corney Fell Road for an early morning solo walk. There is parking here for several cars. I would be following Wainwright’s Outlying Fell route to Whitfell via Buckbarrow, visiting Burn Moor and Kinmont Buckba…