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  


2016 walks are shown below, click for 2015 2014 and 2013 walks


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Lake District (334)   North Yorkshire (89)    East Yorkshire (59)  Europe (44)

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Date of walk: 5th January 2016   

Route: Rannerdale Knotts

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  3.0 miles

Rannerdale5


Date of walk: 6th January 2016   

Route: Buttermere

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  5.4 miles

Buttermere9


Date of walk: 10th January 2016   

Route: South Ferriby to Barton Haven

Area: North Lincolnshire

Distance:  5.0 miles

Barton2


Date of walk: 13th January 2016   

Route: Spurn Point

Area: East Yorkshire

Distance:  9.4 miles

Spurn2


Date of walk: 15th January 2016   

Route: Hackness to Scarborough

Area: North Yorkshire

Distance:  9.5 miles

Scarborough2


Date of walk: 17th January 2016   

Route: Drewton to North Newbald

Area: East Yorkshire

Distance:  7.5 miles

Drewton4


Date of walk: 20th January 2016   

Route: Whiteside

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  5.5 miles

Whiteside


Date of walk: 21st January 2016   

Route: A short walk to Crummock Water

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  2.0 miles

Crummock7


Date of walk: 22nd January 2016   

Route: Howtown to Glenridding

Area: Eastern Lake District

Distance:  7.7 miles

Howtown


Date of walk: 27th January 2016   

Route: Muker to Keld

Area: Yorkshire Dales

Distance:  7.1 miles

Muker


Date of walk: 29th January 2016   

Route: Watendlath and Borrowdale

Area: Central Lake District

Distance:  7.9 miles

Watendlath


Date of walk: 30th January 2016   

Route: Aysgarth and West Burton Falls

Area: Yorkshire Dales

Distance:  6.6 miles

Aysgarth2


Date of walk: 3rd February 2016   

Route: Barrancos de Bechijigua   

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  9.9 miles

Benchijigua


Date of walk: 4th February 2016   

Route: Laguna Grande

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  3.5 miles


Date of walk: 5th February 2016   

Route: Arure

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  8.2 miles


Date of walk: 6th February 2016   

Route: Imada  

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  4.4 miles


Date of walk: 7th February 2016   

Route: Los Roques

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  6.5 miles


Date of walk: 9th February 2016   

Route: Roque Cano

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  7.7 miles


Date of walk: 10th February 2016   

Route: Valle Gran Rey

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  6.3 miles

Valle Gran Rey Roque Cano Los Roques Imada Arure Laguna Grande


Date of walk: 8th February 2016   

Route: Whale watching

Area: La Gomera

Distance:  n/a

Whale watching


Date of walk: 18th February 2016   

Route: Glenridding Dodd and Sheffield Pike

Area: Eastern Lake District

Distance:  6.3 miles

Sheffield Pike2


Date of walk: 20th February 2016   

Route: Circuit of Loweswater

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  3.9 miles

Loweswater10


Date of walk: 24th February 2016   

Route: Whisper Dales and High Dales

Area: North Yorkshire

Distance:  8.3 miles


Date of walk: 25th February 2016   

Route: Hole of Horcum

Area: North York Moors

Distance:  6.7 miles

Whisperdales3 Horcum3


Date of walk: 2nd March 2016   

Route: Circuit of Buttermere

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  5.1 miles

Buttermere10


Date of walk: 3rd March 2016   

Route: Walla Crag

Area: Central Lake District

Distance:  3.7 miles

Walla Crag3


Date of walk: 4th March 2016   

Route: High Rigg

Area: Central Lake District

Distance:  5.7 miles

High Rigg4


Date of walk: 5th March 2016   

Route: Lanthwaite Hill

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  2.1 miles

Lanthwaite10


Date of walk: 13th March 2016   

Route: Thixendale

Area: East Yorkshire

Distance:  4.3 miles

Thixendale2


Date of walk: 15th March 2016   

Route: Mellbreak

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  6.3 miles


Date of walk: 16th March 2016   

Route: Castle Crag

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  5.1 miles


Date of walk: 17th March 2016   

Route: Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head and Whiteside

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  6.2 miles

Mellbreak3 Castle Crag3 Grisedale2


Date of walk: 20th March 2016   

Route: Flying Scotsman

Area: North York Moors

Distance:  n/a

Flying Scotsman


Date of walk: 23rd March 2016   

Route: Fellbarrow, Low Fell and Darling Fell

Area: Western Lake District

Distance: 5.6 miles

Low Fell7


Date of walk: 25th March 2016   

Route: The High Stile Range

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  9.4 miles

High Stile Range3


Date of walk: 27th March 2016   

Route: Swineside Knott

Area: Eastern Lake District

Distance: 6.0 miles

Swineside Knott


Date of walk: 28th March 2016   

Route: Lanthwaite Hill

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  2.1 miles

Lanthwaite11


Date of walk: 29th March 2016   

Route: Angletarn Pikes

Area: Far Eastern Lake District

Distance: 7.0 miles

Angletarn3


Date of walk: 31st March 2016   

Route: Middle Fell

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  4.2 miles

Middle Fell


Date of walk: 6th April 2016   

Route: Borrowdale

Area: Central Lake District

Distance: 8.5 miles

Borrowdale


Date of walk: 7th April 2016   

Route: Circuit of Lorton Vale

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  9.9 miles

Lorton Vale5


Date of walk: 8th April 2016   

Route: Martindale

Area: Far Eastern Lake District

Distance: 5.4 miles

Martindale


Date of walk: 10th April 2016   

Route: Robin Hood’s Bay

Area: North Yorkshire

Distance:  7.7 miles

Robin Hoods Bay4


Date of walk: 14th April 2016   

Route: Hen Comb

Area: Western Lake District

Distance: 4.4 miles

Hen Comb3


Date of walk: 15th April 2016   

Route: Friar’s Crag

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  2.5 miles

Friar's Crag2


Date of walk: 16th April 2016   

Route: Knott Rigg and Ard Crags

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance: 5.8 miles


Date of walk: 17th April 2016   

Route: Brough Castle

Area: Eden Valley

Distance:  5.5 miles

Ard Crags2 Brough Castle


Date of walk: 22nd April 2016   

Route: Farndale

Area: North York Moors

Distance: 7.0 miles

Farndale3


Date of walk: 26th April 2016   

Route: Circuit of Derwent Water

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  11.3 miles

Derwent Water6


Date of walk: 27th April 2016   

Route: Brothers Water from Patterdale

Area: Eastern Lake District

Distance: 8.2 miles

Brothers Water2


Date of walk: 28th April 2016   

Route: Mount Grace Priory

Area: North York Moors

Distance:  4.3 miles

Mount Grace


Date of walk: 2nd May 2016   

Route: The River Derwent from Hackness

Area: North Yorkshire

Distance: 5.5 miles

Hackness7


Date of walk: 4th May 2016   

Route: Ullswater Way 1

Area: North Eastern Lake District

Distance:  11.3 miles

Ullswater Way1


Date of walk: 5th May 2016   

Route: Boredale and Howe Grain

Area: Far Eastern Lake District

Distance: 6.3 miles


Date of walk: 6th May 2016   

Route: Holme Wood and Loweswater

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  3.3 miles

Boredale Holme Wood3


Date of walk: 11th May 2016   

Route: Loughrigg Fell

Area: Central Lake District

Distance: 5.3 miles

Loughrigg3


Date of walk: 12th May 2016   

Route: Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Green Gable and Great Gable

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  7.6 miles


Date of walk: 13th May 2016   

Route: Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Area: Yorkshire Dales

Distance: 2.0 miles

Great Gable2 Thorp Perrow2


Date of walk: 18th May 2016   

Route: Rannerdale Knotts

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  3.0 miles

Rannerdale6


Date of walk: 20th May 2016   

Route: The Ullswater Way Stage 2

Area: North Eastern Lake District

Distance: 6.1 miles

Ullswater Way2


Date of walk: 21st May 2016   

Route: Keswick Mountain Festival

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  2.0 miles

Keswick Mountain Festival


Date of walk: 22nd May 2016   

Route: Rutter Force

Area: Eden Valley

Distance: 6.0 miles

Rutter Force


Date of walk: 25th May 2016   

Route: Dufton Ghyll and Flakebridge Wood

Area: Eden Valley

Distance:  7.3 miles

Dufton Ghyll


Date of walk: 26th May 2016   

Route: Circuit of Loweswater

Area: Western Lake District

Distance: 4.2 miles

Loweswater11


Date of walk: 27th May 2016   

Route: Acorn Bank

Area: Eden Valley

Distance:  6.4 miles

Acorn Bank


Date of walk: 28th May 2016   

Route: Wembley Way

Area: North London

Distance: n/a

Wembley 2016


Date of walk: 29th May 2016   

Route: Monaco Grand Prix

Area: Monaco

Distance:  n/a

Monaco Grand Prix


Date of walk: 2nd June 2016   

Route: The Fairfield Horseshoe

Area: Eastern Lake District

Distance: 12.1 miles

Fairfield2


Date of walk: 3rd June 2016   

Route: Lanthwaite Hill

Area: North Western Lake District

Distance:  2.1 miles

Lanthwaite12


Date of walk: 4th June 2016   

Route: Appleby-in-Westmorland

Area: Eden Valley

Distance: 11.3 miles

Appleby


Date of walk: 8th June 2016   

Route: The Ullswater Way Stage 3

Area: North Eastern Lake District

Distance:  7.3 miles

Ullswater Way3


Date of walk: 9th June 2016   

Route: Bampton Grange and the River Lowther

Area: Eden Valley

Distance: 5.9 miles

Bampton Grange


Date of walk: 10th June 2016   

Route: Hutton-in-the-Forest

Area: North Eastern Lake District

Distance:  2.0 miles

Hutton-in-the-Forest


Date of walk: 15th June 2016   

Route: Circuit of Crummock Water

Area: Western Lake District

Distance: 9.3 miles

Crummock8


Date of walk: 16th June 2016   

Route: Bassenthwaite Lake

Area: Northern Lake District

Distance:  5.2 miles

Bassenthwaite


Date of walk: 20th June 2016   

Route: Ibon de Piedrafita

Area: Spanish Pyrenees

Distance: 9.9 miles


Date of walk: 21st June 2016   

Route: The Ordesa Valley

Area: Spanish Pyrenees

Distance:  16.4 miles


Date of walk: 22nd June 2016   

Route: Punta del Pacino

Area: Spanish Pyrenees

Distance: 6.9 miles


Date of walk: 23rd June 2016   

Route: La Ripera Valley

Area: Spanish Pyrenees

Distance:  7.1 miles


Date of walk: 24th June 2016   

Route: Faja Racon

Area: Spanish Pyrenees

Distance: 7.0 miles


Date of walk: 25th June 2016   

Route: Embalse de Respomuso

Area: Spanish Pyrenees

Distance:  9.7 miles


Date of walk: 26th June 2016   

Route: Barcelona

Area: Northern Spain

Distance: 3.0 miles

Piedrafita Ordesa Pacino La Ripera Faja Racon Respomuso Barcelona



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Date of walk: 1st January 2016   

Route: Loweswater

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  4.2 miles

Loweswater9


Date of walk: 2nd January 2016   

Route: Crummock Water and Lanthwaite Hill

Area: Western Lake District

Distance:  3.0 miles

Lanthwaite9


Date of walk: 4th January 2016   

Route: Grisedale

Area: Eastern Lake District

Distance:  7.1 miles

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