Tag Archives: Walking

An Ullswater Journey

The Ullswater Valley has many opportunities for walkers and water lovers to explore and discover this valley. Why not combine walking and canoeing to make a memorable day out? For this journey you need to consider the weather as it can … Continue reading

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Wordsworth’s Grasmere and Rydal Walk

William Wordsworth – famous poet and wanderer of the Lakeland valleys and fells. He spent his early life in Cockermouth, Penrith  and Hawkshead, but is more famously associated with Grasmere and Rydal where he lived for most of his adult life. Spend some … 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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Snow Shoeing in the Northern Pennines

At last winter has arrived in the Lake District and Northern Pennines! After a very mild start to the winter it is good to see the fells with a covering of snow. When winter conditions can be found a great … Continue reading

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Ullswater Horseshoe Walk

Are you looking for a two day walk to challenge you whilst giving spectacular views in an area steeped in history? This walk starts at High Row on what is known as the “old coach road” although it is said … 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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