Tag Archives: Howgills

#53 – Carlin Gill in the Howgills.

Between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales lie the Howgills.  These hills are a mixture of contradictions.  They are quiet, lonely hills, yet several thousand motorists drive by them each day.  They are small hills, with the highest top … Continue reading

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#34 – The Other Borrowdale revisited

I had finished blog #31 (The Other Borrowdale) with the words, “…This walk only followed the northern ridge, and as we returned to the car there was already talk about coming back for the southern ridge…”  3½ weeks later we … Continue reading

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#31 – The Other Borrowdale

 We went walking in Borrowdale last week in good weather, and saw only two people all day…What?!! I should add that it was “The Other Borrowdale”, otherwise known as Westmorland Borrowdale.  The Cumberland Borrowdale, near Keswick, is the one that … Continue reading

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#16 – “….I don’t know much about art….”

I’m sure many of you have had this dilemma – you fancy doing something but your partner wants something different.  On one occasion with Chris in North Wales, I wanted to do the Nantlle Ridge but she fancied an exhibition … Continue reading

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