Skiddaw mist

Skiddaw summit walk, The Lake District

Checking the map, walking to the Lake District summit of "Skiddaw" (931m) via the bridleway from Keswick looked like a fairly straightforward undertaking. My husband was booked on a mountain bike guiding course in the area and we'd decided to make the most of a couple of days away. Having lost my normal partner in crime, … Continue reading Skiddaw summit walk, The Lake District

View from Nan Bield Pass

Kentmere Horseshoe, a perfect mountain day

With the arrival of March came Spring, lighter nights and the first real sunny t-shirt weekend of the year. Happily, it also coincided with us booking a week away in the sleepy Lake District hamlet of Kentmere. Located in the South Eastern part of the Lake District, Kentmere is tucked away in a corner which … Continue reading Kentmere Horseshoe, a perfect mountain day