Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Category: Howgills

  • Howgills Revisited: A Day of Unhurried Views

    Howgills Revisited: A Day of Unhurried Views

    Yesterday was a revisit to the Howgills – not exactly my usual haunt. The tally on my track record? A mere handful, alright, maybe two handfuls. Did a couple of Karrimors ( as the OMM used to be called) and several Sedbergh Hills Races. August, always hot and dry – not conducive to my athletic…

  • Tebay from Roundthwaite Common

    Tebay from Roundthwaite Common

    I stayed in Tebay once, lodged in a humble hostel. Otherwise, Tebay’s always been a mere waypoint on my route to the southern Lakes. Dominated by a long terrace of Victorian houses, squashed at the side of the Lune Gorge. It might once have been a remote spot, when, in the early 19th-century, Tebay was…

  • Lune Valley

    Lune Valley

    On the Howgills. Blease Fell to be precise. Didn’t see a soul. Just the hum of the M6 down in the Lune Valley breaking the silence.