Gummers Howe Walk

Gummers Howe is a hill which overlooks the southern end of Lake Windermere and provides a popular short walk with great views of the lake itself, the Langdales, the Coniston fells and the fells above Ambleside including the Fairfield Horseshoe. If the weather is kind you might also see the Howgills and Ingleborough. The route […]

Tilberthwaite Walk

The weather in the lake District was fantastic yesterday and the bright autumn sunshine combined with lowered temeratures offered stunningly clear views. We decided to take advantage and drove up to Tilberthwaite. I can’t remember seeing a road sign, but if you drive through Coniston Village towards Langdale on the A593, you’ll see a minor […]

Stickle Ghyll Snow and Stickle Barn Beer

March 26, 2008 Headed of to Great Langdale on Easter Monday with the intention of trekking up Stickle Ghyll to Stickle Tarn, then possibly onto Harrison Stickle. We noticed snow at the sides of the road on the journey, and snow on the fells as we entered the Langdale Valley, then it started snowing, We […]

Conishead Priory and Distant Snow

March 25, 2008 Another afternoon walk on Sunday, down to priory point. We could see the Snow covered Coniston range in the distance. I’m always surprised that when covered in snow the lake district fells and mountains look so close to Ulverston. Decided to go for an Easter Monday walk in the Langdale Valley. Strolled […]

High Dam – Finsthwaite

March 23, 2008 Thought we’d take advantage of the sunny lake district weather and head off for a bimble up to High Dam with some friends. We didn’t get there till around 3.30pm, and judging by the number of cars parked on the road, plenty of people had already had the same idea a little […]