Allan Bank

I have been to Allan Bank in Grasmere lots of times. Today’s visit involved spotting a Calvert Trust Herdy called Hethrington and coffee with Chris.      For those who don’t know what Allan bank is, it’s a National trust property perched on a hill looking majestically down over Grasmere.  It was the home of William Wordsworth … More Allan Bank

Great Carrs and Greyfriar

It seems to be a recurrent theme, doing walks to take in summits missed on previous walks. This was the case today. When we first decided to complete out first round of Wainwrights, we didn’t set off in a very scientific manner. Accidentally missing summits because we were just out for a walk.

Good Friday walk

A very favourable forecast and it was off to tick off some more hills in the Eastern fells. Stu, Alan and Karen came along to join us. The route was going to take in the Priest hole. I had seen several pictures of this so was looking forward to experiencing it for myself.

First Ladies of twitter let loose in the Langdales

I just love social media especially Twitter. All thanks to Twitter I have made some lovely new friends. Twitter is a bit like speed dating, you are drawn to people with similar interests and then before you know it you are conversing with them on a daily basis. That’s how our Twitter ladies meet came … More First Ladies of twitter let loose in the Langdales