Author: Jon

Cheddar Gorge Cliff Walk

Cheddar Gorge Cliff Top Walk

Cheddar Gorge Cliff Top Walk Cheddar Gorge – OS Explorer Map 141 (1:25,000) & OS Landranger Map  182 (1:50,000) The Cheddar Gorge Cliff walk is an enjoyable day out in another of England’s Area’s...

Pen y Fan from Corn Du in the Brecon Beacons

Pen y Fan

OS Explorer Map OL12(1:25,000) & OS Landranger Map 160 (1:50,000) Pen y Fan (known as ‘The Fan’ colloquially) is the highest and arguably most significant mountain in the glorious Brecon Beacons in South Wales....

Haystacks in the Lake District -Breakthecage

Haystacks

Haystacks (or Hay Stacks) OS Explorer Map OL4(1:25,000) & OS Landranger Map  90 (1:50,000) This is another classic, and spectacular, Lakeland climb.  It wasn’t until Book 7 (The Western Fells) of his ‘Pictorial Guide...

Castlerigg Stone Circle by Keswick in The Lake District

Castlerigg Stone Circle

In my view this is one of the most beautiful stone circles that the UK has to offer.  Its setting, just east of Keswick at Grid NY291236, is stunning.  To the North the ground...

Helvellyn from Red Tarn

Helvellyn

Helvellyn OS Explorer Map OL5 (1:25,000) & OS Landranger Map  90 (1:50,000) Important – this route carries an element of risk and sadly people have died on the ascent and decent of Helvellyn via...

Bellever Tor in Dartmoor

Bellever Tor

Bellever Tor OS Explorer OL28 (1:25,000) Bellever Tor near Postbridge is a fantastic short walk that not only takes in the dramatic rock formations that Dartmoor offers but a range of prehistoric sites and...

Catbells in the Lake District

Catbells

OS Explorer Map OL4 (1:25,000) & OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90 (1:50,000) 5.8km (3.6 miles) – total ascent 392m If you’re new to the experiences the Lake District has to offer then Catbells...