Return to Longsleddale

August 27, 2011

On Thursday afternoon I made a long-postponed return to what, in my not entirely unbiased opinion, is possibly the most beautiful valley in the Lake District, Longsleddale. Having described it in those terms I have to say that it is also one of the less visited valleys. Its access is away from the major tourist […]

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From Longsleddale (Greendale) to Hollywood

October 12, 2009

When, as a young lad, my great-grandad was running around the Lake District fells above High Swinklebank in Longsleddale “helping” his father with the sheep there was no way he could have pictured the life of a 21st century youngster. In the mid-19th century there were no cars and other motors, let alone television. No […]

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