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Scorton

Mud, mud, glorious mud                                                      Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood,         So follow me follow, down to the hollow And there we will wallow in glorious mud. These words from the song made famous by Messrs Flanders and Swan … Continue reading

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Cartmel, Home of the Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Cartmel is situated 2 miles north of Grange –over –Sands in Cumbria and horse racing takes place here several times a year. Cartmel’s religious history dates back to 677 when King Egfrith of Northumbria gave the village to St Cuthbert. … Continue reading

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Mam Tor and the Great Ridge.

Yesterday I was out with Crosby Rambling Club when we visited Castleton and walked along Great Ridge. This ridge separates the carboniferous limestone of the White Peak from the gritstone of the Dark Peak to the north. The ridge extends … Continue reading

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Llangollen and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

The ‘B’ party. Leader – Graham Bevan The weather was dry but rather dull which meant it was not a good day for photography but good conditions for walking. I wanted an easy day so I joined the ‘B’ party … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club

The club now has its own official website. http://www.crosbyramblingclub.co.uk This has details of all the club events and activities, plus a Flickr account with images from the walks. I will keep this site active to record some of the walks. … Continue reading

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Clapham, the ‘A’ party

Roger Tolley led the ‘A ‘party and he has sent in this report and some images. This was the first visit of the club to Clapham and for me a chance to lead a walk around one of the best … Continue reading

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Clapham and the Norber Erratics

I was out with Crosby Rambling Club and joined the ‘B’ party on the walk led by David Lewis. The weather forecast said “Changeable” and it certainly was. We had wind, rain, hail and the occasional sunny spell resulting in … Continue reading

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