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A 20 Mile Circular Walk Round Ullswater

A 20 Mile Circular Walk Round Ullswater

Ullswater from the pier near Pooley Bridge
Good News: It’s not often you read about a new way marked walking way especially is The Lakes.
The Ullswater Way a 20-mile way marked circuit of the lake.

Suzy Hankin, Lake District National Park Ranger and Jim Walker from Ullswater Steamers talk about the launch of the Ullswater Way – which now fully connects a 20-mile route around Ullswater for the first time.… Read more

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What a weekend – Rushbearing Rohan Ambleside

The sun was shining, the sound of brass instruments filled the air creating a real community atmosphere.
The Ambleside Rushbearing takes place every year on the first Saturday in July the event which heralds summertime in Ambleside:
RUSHBEARING – This is a festival celebration associated with the ancient custom of annually replacing the rushes on the earth floors of churches, rushes being a general term for rushes, reeds and sweet smelling grasses.… Read more

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Rohan a Family Affair

Al and Joy Thorong La Pass 5380m north of Annapurna

It’s 25 years since the first Rohan shop opened in the Lake District.

The Evans family opened the first Rohan Franchise in Windermere 25 years ago, that’s a long time ago. Al, Joy and Ben Evans are very much part of the Rohan family and Rohan Keswick is now the home of the Rohan Originals a fantastic display of the early history of Rohan in the garments that changed the outdoor world for ever.… Read more