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Our favourite mountains Chapter 5- Tryfan

There’s something special about a pointy mountain, the kind of thing that you drew as a child when somebody asked you to draw a picture of “the purple headed mountain” when you were at Sunday School. Perhaps the most famous of all these triangular peaks is the Matterhorn, it’s distinctive shape has led to numerous

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Our favourite mountains-Chapter two-Kinder Scout

Okay, so first things first, it’s probably not really a mountain, but it is certainly a significant piece of British upland and it’s not just one of our favourite mountains but one of our favourite places in the whole world! A bold statement to be sure, but it’s not only a magnificently wild landscape in

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Variety is the spice of life!

24-30.4.17 Walking with; Jay, Iona, Hamish and Downend School This is now (unbelievably) the fourth year of Come walk with me UK and I am delighted to say that we have managed to get busier year on year thanks to the high standard of service we provide for our customers whether working as a freelancer

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Kinder via Grindsbrook Clough

8.5.16 Walking with; Rae and Dave . Full album on Facebook I’d only just arrived back from my Cornish adventures when I received an e-mail from Rae asking whether we could fit her and Dave in for a walk in the Dark Peak, an area they’d never visited before. I chose Kinder as for me

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Latterbarrow and the Windermere shoreline

  A link to Rob’s art 10.11.15 Walking with; Nobody Full album from the trip There was a wee bit of wild weather about in the Lake District this week but as I was due a long overdue catch up with Lake District artist Rob and his wife Susie (not to mention their new Patterdale

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Autumn colours in Cheshire

Link to the full album on Facebook 5.11.15 Walking with; Nobody Is there anything better or more quintessentially English than an Autumn stroll? The amazing palette of colours, the crisp air, conkers and the berries on the trees and hedgerows, much as I love the mountains sometimes a stroll through rural England is the equal

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Honister, Great Langdale and points in between

6-8/8/13Walking with; Nobody/Nathan  Not being in possession of either children or gainful employment I’d kind of forgotten how the Summer holidays affect the Lake District. There are hills best avoided under these conditions and yet I’d already planned a roughish selection of wanderings to occupy me over three days and I was loathe to stray

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Prestbury to Hare Hill via Mottram

12.6.13Walking with; Nobody The agricultural fields of Cheshire have not always been happy walking grounds over the years https://www.comewalkwithmeuk.co.uk/2012/03/mud-mud-not-so-glorious-mud-round.html or https://www.comewalkwithmeuk.co.uk/2012/04/cloud-and-dane-valley.html but they are convenient and require little in the way of preparation a day in the hills needs. So it was I found myself parking in amongst the palatial mansions and expensive cars of the residents

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Aira Force and Dockray

31.3.13Walking with; Rich After a couple of weeks of indolence as a result of a rugby obtained knee injury it felt good to be out and about even on the gentlest of ambles. I was in the Lakes on a stag do staying at the fantastically appointed Blencathra Centre, in the shadow of the eponymous

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A Lyme Park Loop

12.4.12 Walking with; Nobody When I first moved to the North West one of the first places I visited was Lyme Park and it’s remained a firm favourite ever since whenever I get the itch for a few miles. The house itself is the largest in Cheshire and is Grade one listed. It was built

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