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 WordsworthContinue reading “Allan Bank”

A very soggy penultimate wainwright walk

I’ve found with the latter Wainwrights we have done it’s become a bit of a chore. When you first start on your wainwright adventure you have so many hills to do. All the ones we had left were in the Western Fells which is quite a drive from Kendal. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, should’veContinue reading “A very soggy penultimate wainwright walk”

A central fells adventure

The weather in the Lake District is very variable. With a favourable forecast sunshine and showers. We decided to tick off a few of the central fells on my Wainwright obsession. Having looked at the map thought could do a 2 car linear walk to get them all! But being a tad more realistic decidedContinue reading “A central fells adventure”

Final Eastern fell – Catstye Cam

After ticking off quite a few in this area over the last few weeks, it left Catstye cam as the only one left to complete in the Wainwright’s Eastern fell book. I can’t believe we left it out when we climbed Helvellyn via the edges. Back then, I wasn’t in obsessed bagging mode. Plus forContinue reading “Final Eastern fell – Catstye Cam”

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 cameContinue reading “First Ladies of twitter let loose in the Langdales”