Category Archives: Walking

Walking in the Lakes

Helen and I had a few days in the Lake District last week, staying in a lovely flat above the Wheatsheaf Inn in Lorton. Lorton is nicely situated in between Keswick and Buttermere, so all my favourite places to walk … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings – Birks Fell

Yesterday we ticked off another of the Dales 30 challenge, our tenth one, so we’re feeling pretty pleased with ourselves. This challenge to walk up all thirty mountains in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has certainly been a challenge! It’s … Continue reading

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Two Whernsides in Two Days

I’ve just had a fabulous couple of days walking in the dales, my friend and I can now tick off another two of the Dales 30, Whernside and Great Whernside. Typically, Great Whernside is the smaller of the two! We … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

We tried to go for a walk yesterday but we were thwarted by the weather… Our plan was to climb Great Whernside, another one of the Dales 30. We set off in good time having bought our packed lunches on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

My friend and I had a couple of nights in a lovely B&B up near the pretty village of Ravenstonedale, walking some of the more distant Dales 30 mountains. Many are close enough to do as a day trip, but … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

Back in the Spring I bought myself a Garmin watch with the aim of getting myself a bit fitter as particularly post wound infection my stamina was pretty low. Rather than set myself an unachievable target of 10,000 steps a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

My friend and I have challenged ourselves to walk the Dales 30, I bought the book by Jonathan Smith of the same name where he suggests routes to climb all thirty mountains in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. One mountain … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

On Monday my walking buddy and I ticked off another two mountains in our Dales 30 challenge. This is from a book by Jonathan Smith with routes up every official ‘mountain’ in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Apparently they have … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

I haven’t been on any big (for us!!) walks this week, I’m in the final week of a garmin challenge to do at least 20 minutes walking 4 times a week, I’ve kept up to it so far, but this … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wanderings

My walking buddy and I have started to try and do regular walks, increasing our stamina for when we tackle more of the Dales 30 challenge. Over lockdown we have just been walking locally and have discovered lots of new … Continue reading

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