Hannah’s First Mountain

All the training and the long distance walking covering the Jurassic Way for Hannah has led to this point, summit day for Skiddaw. You may recall from an earlier blog, that Hannah has never climbed a mountain and challenged herself to climb the 4th highest in England for charity; Dementia Uk. We set off fromContinue reading “Hannah’s First Mountain”

2022 Keswick Adventure

At last the Keswick Beer Festival has arrived, after it’s two year hiatus due to the Pandemic. This is my annual pilgrimage to the Lake District, that starts off a week of drink and hill climbing. We zipped up the M6 Friday 3rd of June to arrive at the log cabin we had rented forContinue reading “2022 Keswick Adventure”

Castlerigg Stone Circle

After the energetic hiking over the central fells the day before, we opted for a gentle walk to the Castlerigg Stone Circle via the old railway line that once connected Keswick to Penrith. The starting point for the day was the old Keswick train station situated behind the swimming pool. The tracks have now beenContinue reading “Castlerigg Stone Circle”

Walla Crag to High Seat

The weather this weekend could not have been any better. Perfect for the beer festival, had it not been postponed. Knowing our luck it will be a mud bath next year! After spending Saturday catching up with some friends we hadn’t seen since before lockdown 1.0. We planned for a Sunday hike. After a lateContinue reading “Walla Crag to High Seat”