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In the July issue of Cumbria, we celebrate with Coniston Mountain Rescue as they mark their seventieth year, meet one of the county’s last traditional shrimp-potters and count down Cumbria’s top ten eccentric holiday venues, from retro campervans to gothic pavilions – all for only £3.10!

  • Dedication on the fells: Coniston Mountain Rescue celebrates its seventieth anniversary this year… Andrew Gallon learns more and chats to some of its members
  • Points of view: Filmmaker and photographer Terry Abraham shares his love of Cumbria and its views
  • A shrimper’s life: Lynne Woods meets one of the county’s last fishermen who pots shrimp the traditional way on Morecambe Bay
  • Of all the gin joints…: In his latest Called to the Bar, Tony Greenbank sees what’s on offer at the Brown Horse Inn
  • There’s more to fishing: Robin Ashcroft tells how the words of Hugh Falkus and Arthur Ransome brought so much to angling
  • A fair trek: Bob Swallow and the other Geriatric Blunderers continue their Coast to Coast adventure
  • Susan’s farm: Andrew Gallon visits a farm where education and care are nurtured alongside the livestock and produce
  • Not your average night: Sebastian Oake begins a countdown of ten quirky places to stay overnight in Cumbria
  • Life of a hill farmer: Vivienne Tregidga meets Duncan Ellwood
  • Climbing the Howitzer: Bill Birkett heads out of Grasmere village towards Helm Crag
  • A bonny spot: Adrian Rogan and family enjoy a dip in Derwent Water
  • Bikes, trains and lanes: Jon Sparks saddles up to enjoy all that Cartmel has to offer
  • Whinlatter Hills: Vivienne Crow takes a linear walk between Cockermouth and Thornthwaite
  • Down by the riverside: Andrew Gallon’s low-level walk starts and ends in Burneside