The Derwentwater Walk

The Lake District is such a beautiful place with so many amazing views, so last Sunday we decided to challenge ourselves and do the 10 mile walk around Derwentwater at Keswick. Being National Trust members we started the walk at the Great Wood car park where I was able to parkĀ for free. We headed down … Continue reading The Derwentwater Walk


Aira Force & Gowbarrow

One damp, windy day we decided to drive to the Lake District and use our National Trust cards for the first time by visiting Aira Force. We didn't really know what to expect other than it was a waterfall and we were going to climb one of the nearby fells whilst we were there. After … Continue reading Aira Force & Gowbarrow

Monkeying around at South Lakes Safari Zoo

Some of you may recognise the name of this zoo as it has had a lot of bad press recently(which I'm not going into detail about), but after visiting here today on a lovely wet and dull British summer's day, I feel I need to share what a great day we had. I have visited … Continue reading Monkeying around at South Lakes Safari Zoo


Climbing a ‘proper’ mountain…

A few months back me and my boyfriend decided to buy some decent walking boots and start being more adventurous. We live in the North East and have the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District right on our doorsteps and decided it was time to make the most of this. Our first mission was to … Continue reading Climbing a ‘proper’ mountain…