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Cleator Moor Bowling Club

Crossfield Bowling Club

137 Years Ago, At Cleator Moor, A Fabulous Bowling Club Was Built By Mine Owner John Stirling For The Townspeople

Whitehaven Marina

Whitehaven Marina

Whitehaven Marina, On The West Coast Of Cumbria, Is A Stunning Tourist Destination With Amazing Views

Gateway To Ennerdale

Gateway To Ennerdale

In between heavy showers, I managed to grab this shot of Ennerdale Water. Each time I take in the views of my favourite location, the vista invariably leaves me spellbound […]

Crummock Water

Crummock Water

Crummock Water is a lake in the Lake District in Cumbria, North West England situated between Buttermere to the south and Loweswater to the north. Crummock Water is 2.5 miles […]

Walking In Ennerdale Valley

Walking in the glorious Ennerdale Valley is one of my favourite pastimes. The valley has the River Liza meandering through its centre, is lined with an assortment of trees, has […]

Looking Towards Whitehaven

Whitehaven To St. Bees

Twelve months ago, I set off on a coastal walk from Whitehaven to St. Bees, and then a little further inland, back to my home in West Cumbria. The route […]

Braystones Memorial Tower

Braystones Memorial Tower

The Braystones Memorial tower was erected 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee. A First World War memorial was added in 1920. The original commemorative tablet records the names of […]

Ennerdale Water

My Favourite Place: Ennerdale

If I was to recommend to you, one place to visit in Cumbria, it would be Ennerdale Water, and its associated valley. I have a number of favourite locations throughout […]

Black Sail Hostel

Black Sail Hostel

Black Sail Hostel, operated by YHA, is remote and accessible only on foot, it’s a unique rural retreat that lovers of the great outdoors can normally only dream about. I’ve often […]

Burnmoor Tarn

Burnmoor Tarn

Burnmoor Tarn, on Eskdale Fell in Cumbria, England, is one of the largest entirely natural tarns in the Lake District. Its waters flow into Whillan Beck at the tarn’s north-eastern […]

Keekle Viaduct

Keekle Viaduct

In recent weeks, I have seen grumblings from locals that claim they can’t see Keekle Viaduct from the roadside because of trees. While it is true that the trees mask […]

Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Water is the most westerly lake in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. It is a glacial lake, with a maximum depth of 150 feet (45 metres), […]

Egremont Castle

Egremont Castle

The original castle at Egremont was built on a mound above the River Ehen on the site of a Danish fort following the conquest of Cumberland in 1092 by William […]

Cogra Moss

Cogra Moss

A walk up Blake Fell, looking down over Cogra Moss reservoir is one of my favourite hikes, primarily because it is on my doorstep. I’m fortunate enough to have the […]