Welcome to my walking diary, which I started in January 2013 in order to store memories and revisit happy days spent on the fells and elsewhere  


This year’s walks are shown below, click for 2014 and 2013 walks


Please follow these links for walks in the following areas:

Lake District (224)   North Yorkshire (58)    East Yorkshire (52)  Switzerland (14)

Southern England (19)   Eastern England (9) and (new!) Northumberland (6)


Don’t miss my Photostream for a selection of photos:






Click on the route name or the thumbnail below for a brief description of the walk, photographs, and a route map   



Date of walk: 2nd January 2015

Route: Loweswater

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  5.6 miles







Distance:  n/a

Loweswater5


Date of walk: 4th January 2015

Route: Around Hackness

Area:  North York Moors

Distance:  5.5 miles

Around Hackness


Date of walk: 5th January 2015

Route: Around Hackness 2

Area:  North York Moors

Distance:  5.5 miles

Hackness 3


Date of walk: 7th January 2015

Route: Hotham and North Cave Wetlands

Area:  East Yorkshire

Distance:  4.1 miles

Hotham


Date of walk: 8th January 2015

Route: South Cave to Goodmanham

Area:  East Yorkshire

Distance:  11.6 miles

Wolds Way2


Date of walk: 11th January 2015

Route: Harwood Dale

Area:  North York Moors

Distance:  4.9 miles

Harwood Dale2


Date of walk: 14th January 2015

Route: Tarn Hows

Area:  South Western Lake District

Distance:  6.5 miles

Tarn Hows2


Date of walk: 15th January 2015

Route: Circuit of Mellbreak

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  7.7 miles

Mellbreak Circuit2


Date of walk: 19th January 2015

Route: Pontresina to Silvaplana

Area:  Eastern Swiss Alps

Distance:  12.6 miles

Silvaplana


Date of walk: 20th January 2015

Route: The Philosophers’ Trail, Muottas Muragl

Area:  Eastern Swiss Alps

Distance:  4.6 miles plus 6 miles to and from the start

 Philosophers' Trail


Date of walk: 21st January 2015

Route: Val Roseg

Area:  Eastern Swiss Alps

Distance:  5.7 miles

Val Roseg2


Date of walk: 22nd January 2015

Route: Samedan to Spinas and back

Area:  Eastern Swiss Alps

Distance:  10.6 miles

Spinas


Date of walk: 28th January 2015

Route: The Kirkstile Inn from Lanthwaite Wood

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  4.7 miles

Kirkstile Inn3


Date of walk: 30th January 2015

Route: Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Hopegill Head and Whiteside

Area:  North Western Lake District

Distance:  7.2 miles

Four NW Fells


Date of walk: 1st February 2015

Route: Circuit of Buttermere

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  5.1 miles

Circuit of Buttermere


Date of walk: 5th February 2015

Route: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Area:  North Yorkshire

Distance:  5.6 miles

Fountains Abbey


Date of walk: 6th February 2015

Route: Goodmanham to Millington

Area:  East Yorkshire

Distance:  10.2 miles

Wolds Way3


Date of walk: 8th February 2015

Route: Drewton

Area:  East Yorkshire

Distance:  5.9 miles

Drewton3


Date of walk: 9th February 2015

Route: Hull Marina and The Deep

Area:  City of Hull

Distance:  2 miles

The Deep2


Date of walk: 11th February 2015

Route: Patterdale Circular

Area:  Eastern Lake District

Distance:  7.3 miles

Patterdale Circular


Date of walk: 12th February 2015

Route: Crummock Water and Lanthwaite Green

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  3.6 miles

Crummock Water3


Date of walk: 14th February 2015

Route: London Docklands

Area:  East London

Distance:  5.6 miles


Date of walk: 15th February 2015

Route: Columbia Road Flower Market

Area:  East London

Distance:  1.0 mile

London Docklands Columbia Road Market


Date of walk: 18th February 2015

Route: Circuit of Lorton Vale

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  7.5 miles

Lorton Vale3


Date of walk: 19th February 2015

Route: Walla Crag and Ashness Bridge

Area:  Central Lake District

Distance:  7.7 miles

Walla Crag2


Date of walk: 24th February 2015

Route: Hackness Circular

Area:  North York Moors

Distance:  5.0 miles


Date of walk: 25th February 2015

Route: Ravenscar to Robin Hood’s Bay

Area:  North Yorkshire

Distance:  9.8 miles


Date of walk: 26th February 2015

Route: Rievaulx Abbey and Old Byland

Area:  North Yorkshire

Distance:  8.7 miles


Date of walk: 27th February 2015

Route: Hackness and Broxa

Area:  North Yorkshire

Distance:  6.3 miles

Hackness4 Robin Hoods Bay3 Rievaulx2 Hackness5


Date of walk: 4th March 2015

Route: Holme Force and Loweswater

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  4.0 miles

Holme Force


Date of walk: 5th March 2015

Route: Rosthwaite to Seathwaite and back

Area:  Central Lake District

Distance:  6.1 miles

Seathwaite


Date of walk: 6th March 2015

Route: Circuit of Low Rigg

Area:  Central Lake District

Distance:  5.5 miles

Low Rigg


Date of walk: 7th March 2015

Route: Maryport

Area:  West Cumbria

Distance:  1 mile

Maryport


Date of walk: 11th March 2015

Route: Portinscale Circular

Area:  North Western Lake District

Distance:  6.3 miles

Portinscale2


Date of walk: 13th March 2015

Route: Barrow

Area:  North Western Lake District

Distance:  3.7 miles

Barrow2


Date of walk: 14th March 2015

Route: Kirk Fell

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  5.6 miles

Kirk Fell2


Date of walk: 18th March 2015

Route: Wansfell from Troutbeck

Area:  South Eastern Lake District

Distance:  6.9 miles

Wansfell2


Date of walk: 19th March 2015

Route: Brockhole to Townend

Area:  South Eastern Lake District

Distance:  6.7 miles

Townend



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Date of walk: 25th March 2015

Route: Esk Pike

Area:  South Western Lake District

Distance:  9.3 miles

Esk Pike


Date of walk: 26th March 2015

Route: Lanthwaite Hill and Crummock Water

Area:  North Western Lake District

Distance:  2.1 miles

Lanthwaite Hill 4


Date of walk: 27th March 2015

Route: Wallington

Area:  Northumberland

Distance:  5.6 miles

Wallington


Date of walk: 28th March 2015

Route: The Alnwick Garden

Area:  Northumberland

Distance:  3.0 miles


Date of walk: 28th March 2015

Route: Dunstanburgh Castle

Area:  Northumberland

Distance:  6.2 miles

Dunstanburgh Alnwick


Date of walk: 29th March 2015

Route: Bamburgh Castle

Area:  Northumberland

Distance:  6.2 miles


Date of walk: 29th March 2015

Route: Holy Island

Area:  Northumberland

Distance:  3.6 miles

Holy Island Bamburgh Castle


Date of walk: 30th March 2015

Route: Rothbury Circular

Area:  Northumberland

Distance:  5.8 miles

Rothbury


Date of walk: 4th April 2015

Route: Lingmell

Area:  South Western Lake District

Distance:  4.9 miles

Lingmell


Date of walk: 5th April 2015

Route: The Kirkstile Inn

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  4.3 miles

Kirkstile4


Date of walk: 6th April 2015

Route: Whiteside and Hopegill Head

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  8.3 miles

Hopegill Head


Date of walk: 7th April 2015

Route: Lowther Castle and Gardens

Area:  North Eastern Lake District

Distance:  2.0 miles


Date of walk: 7th April 2015

Route: Askham Hall

Area: North Eastern Lake District

Distance:  2.0 miles

Askham Hall Lowther Castle


Date of walk: 9th April 2015

Route: Hen Comb

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  4.7 miles

Hen Comb2


Date of walk: 10th April 2015

Route: Haystacks

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  5.6 miles

Haystacks2


Date of walk: 15th April 2015

Route: Millington to Thixendale

Area:  East and North Yorkshire

Distance:  13.0 miles

Wolds Way4


Date of walk: 16th April 2015

Route: Bempton Cliffs

Area: East Yorkshire

Distance:  3.0 miles

Bempton Cliffs3


Date of walk: 21st April 2015

Route: Circuit of Buttermere

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  5.1 miles

Buttermere 6


Date of walk: 22nd April 2015

Route: Great End

Area: Southern Lake District

Distance:  9.0 miles

Great End


Date of walk: 23rd April 2015

Route: Circuit of Crummock Water

Area:  Western Lake District

Distance:  9.3 miles

Crummock Water2


Date of walk: 25th April 2015

Route: Dodd

Area: Northern Lake District

Distance:  5.1 miles

Dodd3