Tag Archives: Threlkeld

Low Rigg and High Rigg

After a family funeral in the North of Scotland we had decided to rest for a couple of days at the Horse & Farrier in Threlkeld in the Lake District, our favourite stopping off point between Scotland and our home … Continue reading

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Blencathra – A Mountain Worth Fighting For

The day started at Scales, a hamlet on the A66 between Penrith and Keswick. Our route was to take us to the summit of Blencathra via Sharp Edge. This popular route involves a trek up a valley till you meet … Continue reading

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Some Reminisences of Blencathra – otherwise known as Saddleback

Blencathra is a mountain on the northern fringes of The English Lake District. It is in the news because the current land owner, Lord Lowther, has put it on the market to pay some taxes. This has resulted in a … Continue reading

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