23/07/2020

A nice little Glamping Pods family holiday with Hot Tub near Richmond, Yorkshire


Our lovely Glamping Pod for our holiday, complete with wood-fired Hot Tub, fire pit and en-suite with shower & kitchenette

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20/07/2020

An impressive Cathedral Quarry walk from Little Langdale in the Lake District


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The impressive main chamber inside Cathedral Quarry, a small network of interlinked quarries above Little Langdale that where mined hundreds of years ago, and although now disused, and maintained and kept open for free by the National Trust. They are a good little destination for a walk and explore, especially with kids, and there's a pub in Little Langdale too called the Three Shires! 


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19/06/2020

04/06/2020

Loughrigg Fell circular walk, via Grasmere, Windermere & Rydal Water

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Stunning views of Loughrigg Tarn from Loughrigg Fell with the Langdale Pikes in the distance

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30/05/2020

A Stunning Ullswater Walk - Sandwick circular via Patterdale & Boredale

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You will get stunning views of Patterdale & Glenridding and Ullswater on this walk - one of the Lake Districts most popular walks 
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27/05/2020

Durham City river walk to get t best views of the Cathedral

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A classic 'must-see' view of Durham Cathedral over the River Wear - the best view of the Cathedral in my opinion :-)

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05/03/2020

A walk around Buttermere - my favourite 'Lake' walk

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Looking down Buttermere towards Fleetwith Pike on this cold winters day in February. You wouldn't think it on this photo but we'll experience all weathers in a couple of hours. This walk around Buttermere is my favourite 'flat' walk in the Lakes and is relatively easy, but gives plenty of different vantage points and settings and can be done in a couple of hours.  

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27/07/2019

Short Grasmere circular walk with amazing views from Loughrigg Terrace

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The best view of Grasmere lake is from Loughrigg Terrace and it's quite an easy walk to do


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23/07/2019

The best High Force Waterfall walk from Bowlees in Teesdale via Low Force


On this walk to High Force you will also see Low Force Waterfalls first which are also very impressive and worth seeing
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05/07/2019

A scenic walk to Aira Force with stunning views of Ullswater

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Taking in the stunning views of Ullswater from one of the best vantage points anywhere around the lake on this walk to Aira Force

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03/06/2019

A classic walk from Keswick to Castlehead, Walla Crag, Ashness Bridge & Derwent Water


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What a view from the Castlehead viewpoint (near Keswick) looking over Derwent Water towards Borrowdale with Catbells to the right and Walla Crag just off to the left of the photo. This view has got to be one of my best in the whole of the Lake District
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12/11/2018

A stunning Autumnal Ullswater walk to Gowbarrow Fell and Aira Force

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One of my best views in the Lake District looking over Ullswater from Green Hill below Gowbarrow Fell. There aren't many better views than this for me and when the tree's and bracken are golden and the sun is shining it's extra special. You can discover the exact spot of this particular view in this blog post.
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03/07/2018

Best walk route on the York City Walls with map and great views of York Minister

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The best view and much photographed point on this historic York City Walls walk with the medieval walls leading your eye all the way to an impressive view of York Minister

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12/04/2018

The best Liverpool FC Street Art - and where to find the Jurgen Klopp, Jordan Henderson & Trent Alexander Arnold Graffiti Wall Murals


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The iconic Jurgen Klopp Street Art located in Jordan Street (at the intersection of Jamican Street), Baltic Triangle area, Liverpool

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14/03/2018

Caldera Blanca walk in Lanzarote; A holiday hike to an extinct volcano in the Canary Islands

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The impressive view of the crater from the summit of Caldera Blanca on this unique walk in Lanzarote. If you are on holiday in Lanzarote, and are looking for things to do - then this walk should be on your holiday to do list. It's not actually that hard if you know how to get here, read on to find out more...
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Surfing in Famara, Lanzarote with Lanzasurf

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Famara in Lanzarote is maybe one of the best places in Europe to learn to Surf. It's where I done my first surfing lessons with Lanzasurf and it's ideal
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29/07/2017

A walk to Haystacks, one of the Lake District's finest mountains


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Possibly the best walk in the Lake District!  On this walk to Haystacks you will see some of the best views in the Lake District. Here we can see Haystacks to the left with the sun setting behind Red Pike and Buttermere and Crummock water in the distance.

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Wild camping in the Lake District - the best way to experience the great outdoors: Top tips


There's nothing quite like a wild camp - it's an experience I'd recommend to anyone who loves walking and the outdoors. When everyone else has left the mountains you have the place to yourself - and the chance to see spectacular sunsets, sunrises, mist filled valleys and the most amazing dark and stary night skies you'll ever see if you are lucky. In the Lake District you are allowed to camp high in the fells above the highest fell wall and there are plenty of spots for that! If you'd like to experience a wild camp yourself - check out my tips and camping essentials below.

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28/07/2017

Tarn Hows walk with waterfalls, woodlands and classic Lake District views

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Tarn Hows is one of the most popular tourist destinations and accessible walks in the Lake District and is a great walk no matter what level of fitness and age!

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