Tag Archives: Lake District

Family ghyll scrambles

Looking for a fun family outdoor activity? Then why not try ghyll scrambling? What is it? A ghyll is the name used in the Lake District for a mountain stream. As the name suggests, ghyll scrambling is climbing up or … Continue reading

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Family Canoe on Ullswater

The Ullswater valley in the Lake District is considered by many to hold the most beautiful of all the Lakes. It certainly has a great deal to offer visitors with fantastic walking as well as a number of ways to … Continue reading

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Discover Beatrix Potter’s Borrowdale

As a child, Beatrix Potter spent a number of summers on family holidays in the Borrowdale Valley. She used these holidays to gain inspiration for some of her famous “little books”. Eden Outdoor Adventures can help you explore this beautiful area, … Continue reading

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Explore Eskdale and Wasdale

If you make the journey round to the west coast of Cumbria you will come to the magical valleys of Eskdale and Wasdale. It takes time to get to this corner of the Lake District, but it is worth the … Continue reading

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A Day Winter Walking in Haweswater

The Lake District in winter on a cold sunny day is hard to beat. Although conditions can be more fickle in the Lakes, when they are good it is hard to beat! The Haweswater valley offers the winter walker and … Continue reading

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Discover Cumbria and the Dales

With the Lake District National Park to the west and the Yorkshire  Dales National Park to the East Kendal is a great place to base yourself. Close to the M6 this market town has a great deal to offer people. … Continue reading

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Haweswater Past and Present

Today we had a great day walking in the Haweswater valley situated in the North East corner of the Lake District. The village of  Mardale used to be in this valley. However the Manchester Corporation decided to flood the valley … Continue reading

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