This weekend i had planned to kick off my wild camping season with a overnight stay at Goats Hawse on the Coniston fells. Rewind 20 years to when i was a keen footballer, (where is he going with this i hear you ask?) and the game when my collar bone inconveniently decided to take a … Continue reading Coniston Old Man
Regular readers of my blog will know of my passion for the Lake District! I think all of my blogs are of walks done there? That was my intention when i first put pen to paper so to speak, to document my walks with photos and words, something to look back on with fond memories … Continue reading Malham Cove & Gordale Scar
Yesterday the Adventure Buddies (or Bundies as we are now known..long story!) embarked on our annual Christmas lakeland hike. We do this once a year, in December. I mentioned this on my instagram page yesterday and got a few messages asking when else you would do an annual xmas walk? I guess they do not … Continue reading Buddies xmas walk..
We all have our favourite time of the year. A time that we enjoy being outdoors even more. For some it is Summer, others Winter, some Spring, but for many, myself included, it has to be Autumn! And where better to walk this Autumn than the beautiful Lake District! The shorter days allow for the … Continue reading Five walks to do this Autumn..
Route here... Todays walk was a 25km hike from one end of Ennerdale Valley to the other, and then back again. I have looked down in to the valley from the loftier fells around it many times, admiring the glistening Ennerdale Water, marvelling at the Liza river shimmering in the sun, fascinated by the sheer … Continue reading Ennerdale Valley hike…
Route here A great day was had in the Lake District yesterday. I was helping out with the Lakeland festival of light 2017 in the evening but decided to make a day of it whilst I was there. I had not figured a route out beforehand, I just knew that it would be around the … Continue reading The one where I saw the light…
See route here.. So who saw my mug in the newspaper the other day? If you didn't see it then contact me and I`ll send you the link 🙂 Joking aside, I am extremely proud to be an OS GetOutside champion for 2017, and I will give a 100% commitment to the role. Those who … Continue reading Wetherlam… a champion day out!