Monthly Archives: January 2021

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Birkrigg and Roa Island

23rd January 2021

Two local walks on separate days. The first to the top of Birkrigg from near the Old Mill on the Coast Road, the second from Rampside to Roa Island. Both take about an hour. Two easy walks with great views. Jo.    …


Dow Crag in Snow

2nd January 2021

Our first hill walk of the New Year was going to be a local walk in the snow. Dow Crag is in the Constituency of Barrow and Furness, I look out at it every day from my window, and it is currently covered in snow! From Torver it is a quiet and relativ…


Dunnerholme Rock & Askam Pier

22nd January 2021

The photos are from two walks, one to the sands beyond Dunnerholme Rock on a socially distanced dog walk with Sue and Ludo, and one a solo walk where I walk onto the top of the rock and then return and walk to Askam Pier. The walks start from the bea…


The Hoad in Snow

24th January 2021

There is snow in Cumbria this week, but alas, not on Walney Island! We rarely see the stuff. So in the late afternoon I went to Ulverston and took a walk up The Hoad, a mini-mountain with excellent views. A perfect substitute if you are missing the t…