2014 Rab Mountain Marathon

Wednesday, 1st October 2014 by
RichardA challenging weekend of running in a rarely-visited bit of the lakes (and a picture from last year's race)...

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Staveley Beer Festival

Sunday, 16th March 2014 by
beersOne great benefit of living in Staveley is that when the Beer Festival comes to town we don’t have to drive anywhere.

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Alpine Club Lakes Winter Lectures

Wednesday, 30th October 2013 by
Alpine-ClubThe Alpine Club Lakes Lectures – November to March, 7.30pm Free Admission at Hawkshead Brewery, Staveley, near Kendal, LA8 9LR

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Hunstanton

Sunday, 13th October 2013 by
A sun star starfishNorth-west Norfolk is just a 90 minute drive from Rutland so on Saturday we visited the Norfolk coastline. We drove to Hunstanton and then got the local bus to Thornham and walked back along the beach. The beach was empty, except for the large numbers of birdwatchers. We asked one of them what they were […]

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Four Lakeland Passes

Monday, 30th September 2013 by
View down to WasdaleThis weekend was the Rab MM. I decided that I didn’t fancy chasing Richard around the fells, so I opted for an LDWA event called the Four Lakeland Passes. The route started from Borrowdale and went over Styhead Pass, Black Sail Pass, Scarth Gap Pass and Honister Pass visiting Borrowdale, Wasdale, Ennerdale and Buttermere. It […]

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The Ponton Plod

Sunday, 15th September 2013 by
p1000260Richard and I decided that we needed a bit of exercise, so I entered us for the Ponton Plod. I chose this event because it starts a few miles from where we’ll (hopefully) be living soon and I thought it would be a good way to get to know more of the area. Given that […]

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The Rutland Hash

Monday, 8th July 2013 by
For drinking... we had to buy a mug!Hashing in Stamford

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Lord's Seat looking back in the direction of Grange.Tuesday night is Walk Night at BAE Systems. Col Sear at work organises a walk every week which is usually very well attended not only by the locals, but also the many visiting consultants who get a chance to visit the glorious Lake District.

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