My Family Flapjack Recipe

My Family Flapjack Recipe

My whole family are massive fans of flapjack, and as it makes the perfect walking or camping snack, I thought I’d add the recipe to my blog. Preheat oven to 180 100g butter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 2 tablespoons honey

Everdon (NN11) 2nd June 2013

Everdon (NN11) 2nd June 2013

Sometimes we’re in such a rush to head off far away in search of beautiful landscapes that it’s easy to forget that we’ve got some beautiful walks on our doorstep. I’m as guilty of this as anyone, so one Sunday

Review: Great Langdale Campsite

Review: Great Langdale Campsite

This camping weekend marked the debut of our new tent, the Hi-Gear Rock 4, and so was eagerly anticipated! (I’ll talk more about the tent when we’ve really tested it out-early indications are good). Great Langdale is a National Trust

The Lake District (24th-27th May 2013) Part 3

The Lake District (24th-27th May 2013) Part 3

Walk Three: Bluebells, Woodland and Lake Windermere For our final walk in The Lakes we fancied a change of scenery.  After a day of looking up at imposing craggy peaks, we headed down to Ambleside and surroundings for some lush

The Lake District (24th-27th May 2013) Part 2

The Lake District (24th-27th May 2013) Part 2

Walk Two: Cumbria Way We awoke early to glorious sunshine and a cooling breeze: perfect walking weather! After a fortifying bowl of porridge we headed out of the campsite and turned left towards The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. Resisting the

The Lake District (24th-27th May 2013)

The Lake District (24th-27th May 2013)

Walk One: 3 Mile circular Ambleside-High Sweden Bridge As we had set off from our home in Northampton early, we had plenty of time to tackle an easy walk before heading to the campsite. We arrived in Ambleside early afternoon

Review: Common End Farm Campsite

Review: Common End Farm Campsite

This is a great value, friendly campsite with a warm welcome and perfectly adequate facilities. We stayed in the aptly named ‘Pretty Field’ which afforded beautiful views across the peaks. The pitches are large and we were able to pick

Ilam Hall

Ilam Hall

All the details you need for visiting this lovely National Trust property. Makes a great beginning, and end, for many scenic walks. Ilam Hall

Peak District Practice Run (2)

Peak District Practice Run (2)

Walk Two: Ilam 3 mile easy circuit So I’d managed one walk with no major mishaps. We hadn’t got lost, it turns out I can read a map, my new walking shoes didn’t rub and my legs still seem to

Peak District Practice Run (04-06/05/13)

Peak District Practice Run (04-06/05/13)

As I’d never been away walking before, the idea of this weekend was to have an easy practice run before attempting some more adventurous walks later on in the year. Walk 1: Dovedale (mostly) avoiding the crowds For this easy