Archive Recipe: Westmorland Lovage Soup

Westmorland Lovage Soup First published: August 2018 You never know which way the weather’s going to turn in September, as we approach the ‘back end’ of the year. This lovely old fashioned recipe, based on a Westmorland original, is fantastic hot or chilled, however...

Archive Walk: Wet Sleddale

Wet Sleddale First published: February 2011 WET Sleddale is a lonely, remote valley which lies south-west of the village of Shap, theM6, the A6 and theWest Coast main railway line. It bisects the Shap Fells and is reached by a long narrow lane that leads from the A6....

Bannerdale Crags

Bannerdale Crags Gary Richardson’s fell hike climaxes with adventures on the riverbank Archive: May/June 2015 TERRAIN: good paths and tracks, wet in placesDISTANCE: 7 miles/11.25 kmTIME: 3-4 hoursCLIMB: 1,710 ft/510 mSTART/FINISH: car park opposite Mungrisdale...

Coniston Old Man

Coniston Old Man Simon Whaley savours the views during this Coniston classic Archive: November/December 2013 GRADE: HardTERRAIN: good tracks. Some steep rocky paths in places, and loose stones through mining areaDISTANCE: 7 miles/11.3 kmTIME: 4-5 hoursCLIMB: 2,982...

Cumbrian Wheel

Cumbrian Wheel Bob Elliott describes how he and wife Dot battled the floods of summer 2012 to circumnavigate the Lake District on foot.   Archive: November/December 2013 Bob pauses with the Coniston range behind him, seen from above High Dam The Lake District is...