Category: Grasmere walks

Silly Season

And breathe……well, the blog has (yet again) taken the hit as the season has got busier and busier and busier…..but who are we to complain? The sun has been shining, the sky has been blue and hundreds of people have been hitting the hills on events run by or worked on by the awesome team

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A warm weekend

The great thing about working here at Come walk with me UK is the massive diversity of the walks we do and the places we do them in, this past warm weekend however has taken me to two of our favourite places, the Lake District and Snowdonia, surely two of the most beautiful spots in

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Happy New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR ! Well, it’s 2018 and I am not long back in a cold, wet and windy England after our last expedition of the year which took us to Cambodia with Camps International and twelve great students from a couple of colleges in Adelaide, South Australia. 2017 was an amazing year for Come

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Rydal to Buttermere and Loughrigg with Christine

11.9.15 Walking with; Christine     Christine was visiting the UK from Hong Kong and whilst she had spent time in the Lake District before she hadn’t been out walking in the area and so contacted Come walk with me to organise a day walk for her. As she was staying in Ambleside, and after

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My Christmas column

4 miles 3 hours When the Winter weather hits Britain I find myself irresistibly drawn to the Lake District. It isn’t that the hills of the Peak District lack beauty in the snow, the Kinder plateau after a heavy snowfall can be one of the most beautiful places in Britain, but there is an added

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Wild camping in the Lake District

20/21.11.14 Walking with; Rob   How did it get to the end of November? When was the last time I got out on a wild camp? These were the questions going through my mind as I examined my map of the Lakes laid out before me. It might be November, but it was still reasonably

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Grasmere to Langdale in the snow!

31.1.14/1.2.14Walking with; Gareth and Lawrence Gareth and Lawrence had travelled up from the balmy South to see what Winter weather the Lakes could throw at them and, luckily, the weekend didn’t disappoint. We rolled into Grasmere about 7pm and headed out straightaway  on a night nav. In spite of the cloud cover the snow was

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More walks in and around Grasmere

4/5.12.13Walking with; Nobody I’d only been in Grasmere a couple of weeks earlier, but the great deals the YHA are currently offering on accommodation meant I could get a room to myself for roughly the price of a dorm bed. Butharlyp House (Butterlip is the pronunciation apparently) is an excellent hostel, well appointed, attractive and

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