Lambing Time in Borrowdale sign Cumbria Lake District

Which Way? A Signpost, a Gate and a Bridge

It’s Lambing Time in Borrowdale, as the notice on the signpost in this first picture reminds us:   Once again, despite weather warnings, we were treated to “Borrowdale Blue” skies this week…..   …..although it was bitterly cold.  With temperatures just above freezing, we headed off again to walk to Read more…

Towards Bridge 28A Lancaster Canal motorway

Lancaster Canal: from Bridge 26 to Bridge 30

Lancaster Canal: Bridge  26 to Bridge 30 (and back) With a beautiful section of the Lancaster Canal just 5 minutes along  the road from our village, we often find ourselves there at all seasons of the year (unless the towpath is just TOO muddy). Now that I’ve found a map Read more…

Down the Lane

Our Village Lanes

Around our Village This morning’s walk started at our front door and took us along some of the many lanes around here. Because it’s so close to home I’ve not thought of this route as a real “walk” before, more like an hour’s “functional exercise”. But just because it’s literally Read more…

High Dam Walk Map

Which way to High Dam?

Which way to High Dam from the village of Finsthwaite? This map on a notice board at the start of the walk helped: High Dam is a picturesque tarn near Finsthwaite and Lakeside at the southern end of Windermere. A dam was built across the southern end of the tarn Read more…

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