Tag Archive: lakes

Apr 06 2012

The White Lion – Patterdale

After an excellent jaunt around the first four of our Far Eastern Fells list we headed the short journey up the road to Patterdale where we thought we would find a pub. That pub was the White Lion and it was half full with drinkers but that still left enough room for a few Badgers …

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Apr 06 2012

Walk 46: Kid You Knott

The Knott, Rampsgill Head, High Raise & Kidsty Pike from Hartsop: At Easter last year the Badgers spent the four day weekend walking the 52 miles of the Herriot Way and having a great time in the process. As that was such a success we had decided six months ago that we would do something this Easter too.

May 28 2011

The Stickle Barn Tavern – Langdale

After an wonderful, but part-aborted walk up the Langdale Pikes and a few surrounding peaks, we were more than ready for a swifty, and the Stickle Barn Tavern was our hostlery of choice. As soon as we went in, the rain that had battered us for the previous three hours at least, subsided and was …

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May 28 2011

Walk 30: The Langdale Pikes

Thorn Crag (not intended), Loft Crag (almost), Pike o’ Stickle, Harrison Stickle, Thunacar Knott & Pavery Ark from New Dungeon Ghyll: Two weeks earlier we had started our Lake District adventure with a wonderful visit to walk the Fairfield Horseshoe, but today’s walk seemed even more impressive each time I researched it on the internet during the build-up.

May 14 2011

The Water Edge Inn – Ambleside

After a Following our first of (hopefully) many walks in and around the Lake District, and more specifically the Wainwrights, it was time for a well earned beverage! We moved from the Rydal Road car park and back through the centre of Ambleside and onto the Wateredge Inn, which as the name suggests, sits right …

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