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Bridging The Gap

Wooden Bridge On Wainwright Coast to Coast

Coast To Coast: The small wooden bridge above, is one of many on the Wainwright Coast to Coast walking route. The Coast to Coast Walk is a 192-mile (309 km) unofficial and mostly unsignposted long-distance footpath across Northern England. Devised …

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To Be Cumbrian

Sunrise over Ennerdale Water, with reflections in the water.

What It Means: The featured image above, was today, submitted to a competition run by The Cumberland. The photograph was submitted in the category: What it means to be Cumbrian. What being Cumbrian, means to me: I’m an advocate of the …

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Ennerdale Water Circuit

Ennerdale Water

Splendid Views: This was a really enjoyable walk in glorious weather. The route took me on a circuit of the lake, through woods and grazing land and offered up splendid views of the surrounding hills. Ennerdale Water is a glacial …

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Braystones Memorial Tower

Braystones Memorial Tower

Watson’s Folly: Braystones tower was erected 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee, by local squire William Henry Watson. The tower is a listed Grade II building. A commemorative tablet at the tower records the names of local worthies present at …

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Blakeley Raise

Blakeley Raise Stone Circle

Stone Circle: Blakeley Raise Stone Circle is a beautiful little stone circle on the edge of the Western Lakeland Fells. It has been sympathetically restored and offers excellent views, this is one of the easiest of the Cumbrian circles to …

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Tarn: Devoke Water

Devoke Water, Cumbrian Lake

Golden Delight: Hidden away on Birker Fell is Devoke Water – a lake district gem. It is the largest tarn in the Lake District National Park, and is a delight to experience when conditions allow. I do urge you to …

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Coastal Walk

St. Bees

Sparkling Coast: This was a brilliant coastal walk, with dramatic cliff-tops and awe inspiring views of hundreds, upon hundreds of nesting birds. The route I took was one way – from Whitehaven to my home at Moor Row. There are …

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Walkmill Woodland

Walkmill Community Woodland, Moresby

Community Park: Walkmill Woodland is a former coal mining site now developed for recreation. The terrain is undulating, and bounded by mixed woodland and open areas of arable land. In the woodland, orchids, buzzards and numerous species of smaller birds …

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Dent Fell

The Back Of Dent: Dent Fell is one of my favourite walks. It’s right on my doorstep, towering over the local community. As a child I was often left intrigued by the local phrase of “the back of Dent”. What …

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