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Fell Walking

Fell Walking

Fell Walking

Fell Walking

Many moons ago I was planning my summer vacation. I was looking to book my normal two weeks in Devon or Cornwall, and for those who don't know that's in England. To be precise it is the West coast of England and in my opinion has some of the best beaches and also the best climate. In this particular year my wife suggested that we went somewhere different and suggested the Lake District. At first I was against the idea, then my mind travelled back to my school days. I was in my Geography class and the teacher was asking a question what was our favourite holiday destination. Although I came from a relatively poor background and the school was one of the first comprehensive schools in the country some of the holiday locations that were being discussed sounded quite exotic, well exotic to a 13 year old swot like me. Most of the holiday locations that were being talked about were in places like Spain, Portugal, America and good old Scotland and of course the West country Including Devon and Cornwall. And then one boy stood up and said that he's favourite holiday location was the Lake District. No one in the class knew what he was talking about, The majority of us thought he was talking about a foreign country, it was then that the teacher pointed out the location on the map of England. The teacher then joined in the conversation and said, and I will never forget this, he said “the Lake District has some of the oldest mountains in the world”. He then went on to explain that some of them were older than the Himalayas and how he was into Fell Walking. At the time I thought to myself we are talking about England aren't we? 14 years later I finally agreed to pay the Lake District a visit. We only spent a week on that first visit and it rained every single day it was one of the best weeks of my life. I truly thought I had found paradise it took me 10 years before I returned to the West country for a vacation yes I was hooked some might even say a little obsessed. For the next few years I spent every spare moment visiting the Lake District – so what did I do in the Lake District, well I went fell walking......................and you need good walking boots:

Fell Walking

adventure in mind: Great Site for Cumbrian Fell Walking Fans

adventure in mind: Great Site for Cumbrian Fell Walking Fans

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