Category Archives: Julie’s Jaunts

A Four Fell Day – Graystones, Broom Fell, Lord’s Seat and Barf

As is often the case in the Lake District, one day is dismal and the following is fabulous. On the penultimate day of our time in Cumbria, we were woken by birds singing and sunlight peeping through a small gap … Continue reading

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Barrow in a Blizzard (and Outerside)

Barrow and it’s parent fell, Outerside, are situated in the Newlands Valley which is about two-and-a-half miles south-west of Keswick. Two innocuous easy-to-climb fells… until the weather turns around and bites you on the bottom. The forecast was for rain … Continue reading

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Binsey – The Lonely Fell

The first dismal day of our holiday but a good opportunity to tackle a small safe stand-alone fell. Binsey is situated on the northern edge of the Lake District and on a clear day, offers views across the Solway Firth … Continue reading

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Six Fells on Super Saturday – Brae Fell, Great Sca Fell, Knott, Great Cock Up, Meal Fell and Longlands Fell

This was a delightful six fell extravaganza to start our Cumbrian holiday. We parked on the roadside, next to a gate near to Longlands Beck in Uldale. It’s worth getting up early because there is limited parking available; about four … Continue reading

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A Gentle Day out around Derwentwater

After an exhausting six Wainwright fell day on Saturday, we wanted a quiet Sunday; so a gentle five mile meander around Derwentwater was perfect. Lots of trees and water!

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A Sunny Day Out in Sussex

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Julie’s Jaunts – Sale Fell and Ling Fell

Under leaden skies, our final day in Cumbria this year took us to two delightful fells. Situated in the north western part of the Lake District, Sale Fell and Ling Fell overlook Bassenthwaite Lake. I’ll let the photos tell the … Continue reading

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Julie’s Jaunts: A Day of Two Halves – Whiteless Pike and Buttermere

If I thought I would be allowed to sit on my laurels after the completion of the final Wainwright fell, I should have known better. Wednesday dawned bright, so we decided to drive seven miles to the small village of … Continue reading

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Wainwright 214 – Great Crag – A Challenge of Conditions over Complexity

Today was the day. The weather forecast was the best of the week so far, which wasn’t saying much. So, being mindful that we only had two more days, we decided to take what might be our best opportunity to … Continue reading

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Julie’s Jaunts – Derwentwater

A miserable morning turned into an overcast afternoon but at least the rain stopped!! This was our day in pictures as we spent a leisurely time strolling along the banks of Derwentwater. Next time we tackle Great Crag, Mr JH’s … Continue reading

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