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Mountain Biking in Lancashire – around Winter Hill

With a touch on the brake I avoided the large rock ahead and the deep rut on the left of the track; freewheeling at a pace that seemed a good balance between being exciting and avoiding injury, I followed the … Continue reading

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Walking in Wales – the Far Side of Snowdon

For just over 110 years the little train has chugged its way through sunlight and storm, from its home in the old slate mining town of Llanberis, to the end of the line just beneath the stony peak called Yr … Continue reading

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Lake District Walks – Skiddaw from the North

Skiddaw in the northern Lake District above Keswick was the first mountain I ever climbed – at the age of about seven I think it was – and when my son Josh first expressed an interest in fellwalking it was his first … Continue reading

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South Cumbria – Visions of Piel Island

It had taken us the best part of 2 seconds to make the decision to avoid the Easter Fun Day at Holker Hall – I am firmly of the opinion that if something has to tell you that it’s fun … Continue reading

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