My time off work over Christmas was mostly spent up north.
It's been a bit damp up there for the last month or so, resulting in horrendous flooding and a variety of road closures. Not ideal really, and it's very sad to see ruined ovens/fridges/debris stacked up outside people's houses.
Our plans for a gentle boxing day walk all the way around Buttermere were ruined by the weather, and instead we popped into Keswick and briefly wandered around Derwentwater.
We got a little further than Friar's Crag, and then the path turned into a large puddle. By this point we were fed up... continue reading »