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Lake District

Just a Few More
Lake District

Just a Few More

Ambleside Circulars - 31 August 2019 How about a quick fact? According to Wikipedia the Lake District National Park gets 16.4 million visitors a year. So our club is just going to add a few more to those numbers in Ambleside on Saturday but it is doubtful that it will make much difference to the crowds going in and out…
Two Out of Three
Lake District

Two Out of Three

Rosthwaite to Keswick - 6 July 2019 This is number two out of three trips to the Lake District this year. This time we are headed into the Borrowdale valley as far as Rosthwaite, We used to go further along the valley to Seatoller but the coaches seem to be getting bigger and there is a bit of a tight…
its knott a cockup
Lake District

It’s Knott a Cockup

Bassenthwaite to Calbeck - 13 April 2019 Back to the Lakes District for these walks, it was September 2015 when we were last there and we last walked these particular routes in July 2015. The image for this post shows what a great day it was. Three of the walks start from Chapel Bridge which is quite close to Bassenthwaite…
Far West of the Lakes
Lake District

Far West of the Lakes

Braithwaite to Cockermouth - 15 September 2018 September 11, 2010, was the last time we were in Cockermouth and between that date and May 2003 we visited a total of four times. So quite a gap between our last visit and the one coming up. However, because the main route comes in from the direction of Keswick on the A66 road there are…
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Lake District

Do We Try Sharp Edge

Keswick Circulars - 21 July 2018 On 2 April 2005 our walks in the Lake District included Scales to Keswick and as it was such a nice day one of the groups decided to climb Blencathra via Sharp Edge. We have never been back there since that day, of course, we have been back to the Lake District many times…
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Lake District

An Easter Walk

Scales to Hesket Newmarket - 31 March 2018 The last time we did these routes was the 27 April 2013 and if you look at the image for this post which was taken on the 12.5-mile walk you can see snow on the heights of Blencathra. There is a chance of some wet weather coming over Easter but whether it…