Blog posts about The Wainwright Fells

The Wainwrights are the 214 fells (hills and mountains) in the English Lake District, which were described in Alfred Wainwright‘s seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. The books, featuring wonderful hand-drawn illustration and the authors’ own experiences of the many hiking routes, remain the definitive walkers’ guide to the region.

Latrigg viewpoint, Keswick

I follow a couple of photographers and film-makers who post images and sequences from the English Lake District to their social media channels. Jason Chambers’ landscape photos are terrific and make me want to visit the region even more often, while Terry Abraham’s films go a stage further by adding sequences and interviews which go beyond the static beauty of a good…

Latrigg viewpoint, Keswick

The Way to Green Crag

I don’t usually bother celebrating my birthday in any great fashion, but as I turned forty this year, I decided to make an exception and plan a short break away with Jo, so that I could look back on the arrival of mid-life with some fondness. After some to-ing and fro-ing on a destination, I finally decided on the Lake…

The Way to Green Crag