Red Screes via Kilnshaw Chimney

Red Screes, Kirkstone Pass Wainwright fell

An afternoon adventure to ascend Red Screes via Kilnshaw Chimney. Not the normal route to climb this fell, more of a rough scramble than a walk. On Location: 12th May 2016 Wainwright Fells: Red Screes Parking: Reasonably large car park at Kirkstone Pass, free at the time of writing. Refreshments:…

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West Loups’s Abandoned Farmstead

West Loups's ruined farmstead, Cothersone Moor, Teesdale

A simple there and back walk to West Loups’s Abandoned Farmstead on Cotherstone Moor near Bowes in Teesdale, Co. Durham. Please note that West Loups’s is on an active Army Firing Range. Access is prohibited (for your own safety) when the Red Warning Flags or Lights are flying. On Location:…

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A Langdale Classic

Great Slab Bow Fell with Langdale Pikes beyond

A full day walking in Great Langdale. Taking some of the high tops at the west end of the valley that feature in Wainwright’s Book 4, The Southern Fells On Location: 3rd October 2008 Wainwright Fells: Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell, Esk Pike, Allen Crags, Rossett Pike Parking: Pay and display…

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Sale Fell and Ling Fell in one

Ling Fell from Kelswick. Wainwright Ling Fell

A simple figure of eight walk to take in these two smaller fells in the North Western region (Pictorial Guide Book 6) of the Lake District. On Location: 29th February 2012. Wainwright Fells: Sale Fell, Ling Fell Parking: I parked centrally to the route in a small pull in near…

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An Easedale Circuit

Miniature Pool Blea Rigg. Wainwright's miniature pool.

A winter walk around Easdale in winter to find locations for The Wainwrights in Colour On Location: 1st February 2012 Parking: Various Pay and display car parks available in Grasmere village. Wainwright Fells: Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man and Tarn Crag (Central) This route was one of the many walks which…

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Roseberry Topping

Roseberry Topping Shooting Box

A circular walk to visit Roseberry Topping, a popular hill on the northern edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park On Location: 27th April 2022 Parking: A pay and display car park on the A173 just south of the village of Newton Under Roseberry. Summary: Due to it’s close…

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Watch Hill (Setmurthy Common)

Watch Hill Outlying fell, Setmurthy Common, Outlying fells

A relatively easy walk over the Outlying Fells close to the town of Cockermouth. On Location: 11th April 2022 Parking: A layby at the junction of the Higham road on the Embleton road out of Cockermouth has room for several cars. GR: NY1363 3124 Summary: I had to make a…

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Irton Pike

Irton Pike You Tube Andy Beck

A simple circular route over this Wainwright Outlying fell On Location: 16th August 2021 Parking: A good free car park in Mitredale near the banks of the river. GR: NY146 011 Route map: click on the arrow to play the route. Route available as various formats for free by clicking…

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Sallows and Sour Howes

Looking down on Windermere from Sour Howes

A more unusual route to take in these two Wainwright Fells On Location: 22nd April 2021 Parking: Limited parking space near St Anne’s farm, Grassgarth. Please be considerate to farmers and other users of the byway. GR: SD4417 9960 Route map: click on the arrow to play the route. GPX…

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Low Force Teesdale

Low Force lower falls

A visit to the waterfalls of Low Force on the river Tees. On Location: 29th April 2021 Photographic location: Low Force Teesdale. This outing to these fine waterfalls requires a short distance of easy walking. Low Force Teesdale is a popular location for visitors and photographers. Here I show just…

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