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What To Pack For A Lake District Walking Holiday

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The Lake District is my favourite place in the UK to hike. Situated in the North West of England, and around a 2 hour drive from Manchester, the Lake District is Englands's largest National Park, and second largest in the UK. Filled with…
Wild Camping kit explosion in the Lake District

25 Useful Wild Camping Tips And Packing List Items

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Over the Easter weekend, a friend and I did a 4 day / 3-night wild camp and hiking trip in the Lake District. It was a stunning, sunny weekend, so we took a lot of pictures. I thought I would combine some of those pictures with a post on some…
Hiking in the Lake District in the snow

9 Lake District Mountain Walks For Beginners

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I was one year old the first time I set foot in the Lake District National Park. I grew up in Preston, a mere one hour drive from the Southern lakes, and was taken to the Lakes at least once a year throughout my childhood. It is a special…
Canyoning in Coniston, Adventure - Lake District

Canyoning & Gorge Scrambling In Coniston

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I think of myself as pretty adventurous. Someone who will try anything once. Before June, I'd never been canyoning (also called canyoneering or gorge scrambling). I've done a skydive. I've been white water rafting. I did rock jumping less…
24 peaks hiking challenge for Meningitis Now

24 Peaks In 24 Hours - The Recap

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After nine months of planning, our 24 peaks in 24 hours hiking challenge finally arrived on the 13th June. It was an incredible build up, a tough challenge, and one I'm pleased to say we smashed, finishing the challenge in 20.5 hours. Not…
The A82 road to Fort William - Adventure Bagging

A Few Of My Favourite Places In The UK

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Before I had a jet-setting lifestyle, there was some pattern to places I used to visit around the UK. I was born, raised and schooled in Preston, so the Lake District was only an hours drive away. I've been going every year since I was one year…