The very best of the Langdale Pikes
James Forrest explores the very best of the Langdale Pikes in a long – but glorious – day of hiking.
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Buggy and wheelchair routes in the Lakes
Heading out into the great outdoors for a long walk is a great way to spend some time in the fresh air with the whole family. However, if you have either wheelchairs or buggies with you then it’s essential that you plan the route you want to take to ensure you don’t get stuck at a stile or immovable gate. In total, there are almost 50 great routes to take which have nothing to obstruct a buggy or wheelchair user – here is our round-up of some of the best:
Three short walks in the Lake District
The Lake District National Park is the largest National Park in Britain. Famed throughout the world for its stunning landscapes, sprawling fells and beautiful waterways, it has inspired poets, writers and artists alike for almost three centuries. If you have an adventurous streak or just a love of the great outdoors, then you must pay this place a visit.
Ennerdale Forest walk
The English Lake District is blessed with some of the finest scenery in the United Kingdom. Its fell tops, Lakes and Tarns have inspired many an artist and poets work! The many walkways and National Park paths there cater for all abilities to enjoy these beautiful surroundings at any time of the year. I am fortunate enough to live within an hour or so of the Lake District, so it has become my playground of choice.
Top secret wild swimming holes in the Lake District
Daniel Start, author of the Wild Guide to the Lakes and Dales, reveals his top 6 favourite hidden places to go wild swimming in the Lake District. From the emerald pool at tongue pot to plunge pools at Ullswater, we have your next trip to the lakes covered.