Tag Archives: Lake District

Coniston

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After two days of ‘getting mobile’ taking the very much scenic route north via Lincolnshire, we arrived in the Lake District for a couple of days of ‘leg stretch’ to ready ourselves for our planned amble across Hadrian’s Wall, starting Monday. The route to Lincolnshire was frustrated by the M6 being closed east of Birmingham, although this led us to… Read more »

Skiddaw, Lake District

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A wonderfully sunny day for a walk up a hill. Thick due on the grass on leavings wild camping spot just outside Keswick, meandering through lush fields to the foot of Skiddaw, the fourth highest mountain in England. Looking up from the base, it as evident I would need to pace myself. I’d shunned the well prepared motorway that most… Read more »

Brown Hills Above Ullswater

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After a bit of work this morning (yes,I do some of that too), I got out for another walk. Unfortunately the work required an Internet connection, and mobile coverage was next to useless, combined with the inability to park anywhere nice (like, with a view) meant I lost most of the morning trundling around the shores of Ullswater. In the… Read more »

Lake District – Kirkstone Pass to Stony Cove Pike

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The Lake District is a pain – just about every where is pay and display parking! And not very accommodating for motorhomes either. I paid for an hour in Ambleside so that I could go to the shops for food, and then debated where else I could go. I decided that getting away from civilisation would be better, so headed… Read more »