Category Archives: Cumbria

Eden Way 7: Satan’s stiles

7.83 miles 4h 5m ascent 117m Temple Sowerby-Colby Bridge Our first Eden Way sortie of 2022, indisposition and inclement weather having delayed us. There was neither deluge nor drama and it was no great distance. But I cannot say it … Continue reading

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Eden Valley Daffodil Walk

7.35miles 3h 1m ascent 195m Armathwaite-Old Town-High Hesket-Low Hesket “The initial idea was to create 19 memorial sites throughout the UK (19 being the significant number relating to Covid 19). The sites will provide an eternal living memorial, a focal … Continue reading

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Eden Way: Red River and Hag Wood

6.93 miles 3h 26m ascent 121m STILL BEING WRITTEN Langwathby-Temple Sowerby (6.4 miles of the Eden Way) The sun hanging like a moon in the mist, mostly road walking, indeed mostly B6412, G-NHAE Dauphin (there was some resemblance admittedly), first … Continue reading

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Eden Way: Megaliths, ancient and modern

7.89 miles 4h 30m ascent 151m Edenbridge-Edenhall (5.8 miles on the Eden Way) This walk was mostly over fields or through woodland but with some road walking. There were more gates than stiles, what quagmire we found was manageable and … Continue reading

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Eden Way: From Vista to Cypher

6.24 miles 3h 7m 184m ascent Armathwaite to Eden Bridge Blue skies and sunshine above, crisp newly fallen golden leaves underfoot. This was as beautiful a day as autumn can muster. This section took us between two eighteenth century bridges, … Continue reading

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Eden Way: Ninety-nine steps to Armathwaite Bridge

9.34 miles 5h 24m ascent 240m Wetheral-Armathwaite (Eden Way) Well, that was some walk. The Eden Way Guidebook has Carlisle to Armathwaite as a single day but being <insert jocular self deprecating adjective here> we chose to split it over … Continue reading

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Eden Way: Britanniar Regina to Wetheral Cross

7.1 miles 3h 10m ascent 82m Carlisle-Scotby-Wetheral Continuing our Eden Way Walk. Picking up in Carlisle, downstream of which we have walked both banks of the Eden, on the Hadrian’s Wall trail (south bank) and the Cumbrian Coastal Way (north … Continue reading

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Eden Way Part 1

5.81 miles 3hr 1min ascent 34m Rockcliff to Esk Boathouse This was the final leg of our Cumbria Coastal Way, heading north from Rockcliffe up to the Esk Boathouse, but also the first part of the Eden Way, from Desmesne … Continue reading

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