Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Water

Situated in the Western Lake District, Ennerdale Water is a reservoir that has beautiful surroundings at every point of the walk around it. To walk around the whole of the water is approximately 8 miles and is fairly flat apart from one small section. You can park by...
A Buttermere Wainwright

A Buttermere Wainwright

With a total of 214 Wainwrights, we decided to tick off a Buttermere Wainwright over the New Year period. It wasn’t the first Wainwright we have walked, but we have a long way to go to be able to say we have achieved all 214 of these walks. Starting from...
Sedbergh Book Town Festival 2018

Sedbergh Book Town Festival 2018

Not everybody knows that Sedbergh is a Book Town and so when a community led initiative brought back the idea of a book town festival, it breathed a fresh lease of life in to the town, attracting quite a bit of media attention. The theme for 2018 was ‘Our...
Small Water Crag

Small Water Crag

Small Water Crag is a little gem of a tarn up the valley from Haweswater Reservoir and amazingly quiet if you are willing to take the walk. Parking at Haweswater Reservoir, there are several paths that you can take for walking in this area of Mardale and it is the...
Haweswater Reservoir

Haweswater Reservoir

Like many others recently, due to the dry weather spell this summer, I got to walk on the paths of a lost village that usually sits on the bottom of the Haweswater Reservoir. It is quite surreal. The valley of Mardale was populated with farming villages and in 1929...
Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Britain’s Favourite Walk

Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Britain’s Favourite Walk

In 2018, the general public got to vote on what they felt was Britain’s Favourite Walks and so we went to check out for ourselves, if Helvellyn via Striding Edge deserved the number 1 top spot. Spoiler Alert. It is pretty spectacular! Moving to the Lake...