Category Archives: Cumbria

Crosby Rambling Club visits Kirkby Stephen

On Sunday I was walking in Cumbria with my local rambling club. Our destination was Kirkby Stephen, an important staging post on the Coast to Coast walk. The ‘A’ party were going to do the two hour climb up to … Continue reading

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Cautley Spout, a Howgills Classic

Last week I was walking in the Howgills in Cumbria, doing a reccee for a future Crosby Rambling Club walk. Bob was the leader and we were doing the classic Cautley Spout circuit. We parked in Sedbergh and headed north-east … Continue reading

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A fine day in Razz’n’d’l.

Last weekend I was out with my local Rambling Club when we visited Razz’n’d’l. Well that is how the locals pronounce it but if you want to find it on the map you will have to look for – Ravenstonedale. … Continue reading

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Cartmel, Home of the Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Cartmel is situated 2 miles north of Grange –over –Sands in Cumbria and horse racing takes place here several times a year. Cartmel’s religious history dates back to 677 when King Egfrith of Northumbria gave the village to St Cuthbert. … Continue reading

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Coniston

Yesterday I went out walking with my local rambling club, Crosby CHA. Our destination was Coniston and I did the “B” walk led by Ray McNamara. From the village we walked up past the Sun Hotel to take the path … Continue reading

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Dentdale and Craven Fold

Our walk explored the upper part of the River Dee before climbing up onto the moors to pass over the Blea Moor railway tunnel. The return was along the Craven Old Way. We started our walk from Ewegales Bridge near … Continue reading

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The Classic Fairfield Horseshoe

Starting from Ambleside we did the Fairfield Horseshoe taking in Nab Scar                                                                                      1450 ft Heron Pike                                                                                  2003 ft Great Rigg                                                                                   2513 ft Fairfield                                                                                       2863 ft Hart Crag                                                                                    2698 ft Dove Crag                                                                                    2603 ft High Pike                                                                                      2155 ft Low Pike                                                                                       1657 … Continue reading

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