Monthly Archives: July 2020

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Causey Pike with the Pollocks

31st July 2020

On Friday I was invited by Andy and Jo to join their walk up to Causey Pike and Scar Crags. Myself and all four of the Pollock family are bell ringers at St. James in Barrow. Due to Covid there is no bell ringing, but at least for now we can do a soc…


Grizedale Forest Cycle

2nd July 2020

On Thursday afternoon we drove to the Bogle Crag car park at Grizedale Forest. I was going to cycle the Grizedale Tarn Trail (10km/6 miles), Brendan would walk the Bogle Crag Trail (5km/3 miles) and son, Tom would run a combination of the two (5km)….


Grizedale Forest Silurian Way

29th July 2020

On Wednesday I drove back to Moor Top car park in Grizedale Forest to cycle the Silurian Way, plus a few detours to see tarns and sculptures. My total route would be 18 miles. The 14 mile Silurian way encompasses both sides of the forest. The 18 mile…


Hawkshead Moor Cycle Trail

6th July 2020

The weather had improved after the wet and windy weekend, so I drove to Moor Top car park in Grizedale Forest to cycle the Hawkshead Moor Trail and the Goosey Foot Tarn Trail. 10.5 miles and 2 miles. The car park is currently free. Although these are…


Sheffield Pike & Glenridding Dodd

10th July 2020

Today we planned to walk up to Sheffield Pike via Glenridding Dodd. We parked in the lay-by below Stybarrow Crag, near Glenridding, on the side of Ullswater. We would take the route up beside Mossdale Beck and return via Glencoyne Head down to Seldom…