Lake District

Langstrath looking north from Stake pass

The Cumbria Way

A 70 mile route through the Lake District between the towns of Ulverston in the South and Carlisle in the North. Name of route: The Cumbria Way Country: England County: Cumbria Length of route: 70 Miles, 112 Km Terrain: A mix of low level farmland footpaths, low fells and some higher level passes with steeper …

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Scafell Pike – is it worth the walk?

“This is it, the Mecca of all weary pilgrims in Lakeland, the place of many ceremonies and celebrations, of bonfires and birthday parties; the ultimate; the supreme; the one objective above all others; the highest ground in England, the top of Scafell Pike.” A. Wainwright, The Southern Fells. Last Saturday I walked to the summit …

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