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Experience Swallows and Amazons in the Lake District

The books and more recently the film Swallows and Amazons is set in the Lake District, written by Arthur Ransome who lived and found inspiration from the beautiful Cumbrian countryside he grew up in.  The most recent adaptation of the book which was seen in cinemas across the UK in the Summer of this year […]

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Scafell Pike – Englands highest mountain

On Sunday I hiked up a very snowy Scafell Pike in the Lake District with a small group of 13 men and women organised by Climb Your Mountain (the charity I’m also doing Everest Base Camp with). We arrived on the Saturday and stayed in Whitehaven (nr Sellafields!) overnight, the next day we set off […]

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