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From Kirkstone to Hayeswater and Brotherswater and spot red deer and the resident golden eagle along the way

5:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Bag six Wainwrights with only 2,000 feet of ascent, go beside two beautiful waters and possibly spot some red deer.

Walking on Coniston moor feels like you are miles from anywhere

4:10pm Friday 8th August 2014

Here’s a walk of contrasts.

Lily Tarn is a beautifully place

2:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

A great desire for a tranquil pause overlooking a beautiful place, sent us off to Lily Tarn on Loughrigg.

Stroll through the peaceful countryside around Crosthwaite and Bowland Bridge

12:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

The Winster valley is my favourite area for low level walking in the Lake District.

Castle Crag fort stands in an idyllic corner of Cumbria

6:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

This is a challenging walk to Castle Crag fort, but the reward at the top makes it all worthwhile.

Splendid walk around Lindale, Halecat and Meathop

6:20pm Friday 11th July 2014

This walk explores another part of the former boundary between Westmorland and Lancashire before Cumbria was formed 40 years ago.

Walk the open fell below Caw with fine views all the way

6:10pm Friday 4th July 2014

This pleasing summer walk starts at The Cross above Broughton Mills.

Tewitfield and Borwick

5:30pm Friday 27th June 2014

This is a fairly level walk exploring the peaceful countryside around and beside the Lancaster canal.

A walk that starts from the pretty village of Elterwater

6:10pm Friday 20th June 2014

This four-mile walk is a delight.

As in some of my other walks - we are again in Arthur Ransome country

9:20am Friday 13th June 2014

This walk explores the Rusland Valley.

This is a truly colourful walk especially in the spring

6:30pm Friday 30th May 2014

A tour of the peaceful countryside around Underbarrow and Crosthwaite.

Pretty Appletreeworth Beck flows through a narrow valley in the forest

7:50am Saturday 24th May 2014

Broughton Moor is a secluded mixed forest that stretches east from the banks of the lovely River Lickle.

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