Sunday, 1st September 2013 Into the Lake District once again for a visit to Rydal Hall which sits on the hillside above Rydal Water between Ambleside and Grasmere. Rydal Hall is owned by the Diocese of Carlisle and the National Trust, it is a camping site and local art retreat. The Hall opens its gardens …Continue reading "Rydal Hall"
Saturday 2nd February Today we went for a drive to the Lake District once more. It was predicted to be a clear, if crisp, day and the first day that Leigh has felt well enough to walk a little since being in hospital with pneumonia. Fearing that if we went too far she would get …Continue reading "Beautiful Brockhole"
12 January 2013 On Saturday we took a short drive to the Lake District to White Moss Common/Penny Rock Woods and then onto Grasmere/River Rothray to do a couple of walks from the Lake District Guide book – Miles without Stiles – which we purchased so that we could take the kids and a pushchair …Continue reading "Walking in the Lake District"
Like much of the country, I presume, our New Year got off to a rather slack start. Thankfully the kids seemed to have inhereted some of the inertia, perhaps from osmosis as they were in bed on time, and rose late. In the case of Elliott he was happy to stay in bed with daddy …Continue reading "Grasmere, 1st January 2013"