Men wearing bright orange boiler suits and a path diversion made for some excitement on my walk along the River Eden this morning.
With blue sky overhead we decided that we would venture out and search for a path which we have previously spotted from the new Carlisle bypass, but so far has eluded closer inspection.
A trip to Cummersdale, near Carlisle reveals a bridge being repaired and some snowdrops growing on the riverbank.
Early this morning we packed our water bottles and put on our leads and headed for a small village called Cumwhinton.
In the words of the Rogers / Hammerstein song ‘ Oh what a beautiful morning’ and what a great day it has turned out to be as we left the city behind and headed in a south-westerly direction for the hills. Mum had a grand plan for today with a mission to find a carpet […]
Keswick was our destination on Tuesday when we went for a family outing. With the weather a little breezy dad thought it would be best if we visited the Keswick Railway footpath and went for a strole. After parking the car near to the Keswick Leisure Centre we climbed the wooden faced steps up to […]
With the dry weather continuing we managed once again to get in to the big world for another adventure this week and our travels took us to a place where we could have so much fun. Finglandrigg Wood was until now unknown to any of us and was another one of those places you would […]
Just off the Dalston Road in the south west corner of Carlisle lies the small village of Cummersdale. Our walk starts on the far side of the village down by the River Caldew at map reference NY393531. We park the car in the free road edge car park and head off towards a factory gate. […]