Grasmere, Wordsworth and the Lake District – Part 1

St. Bees to Robin Hood's Bay - To Grasmere Part 1: We had overnighted at the wonderful small village of Stonethwaite in England's Lake District. This was day four of a seventeen day walk from St. Bees on the Irish Sea to Robin Hood's Bay on the North Sea. For any of you who want to do this walk, … [Read more...]

Robin Hood’s Bay – destination for Coast to Coast Walkers

Final Destination for the Coast to Coast Walk: We woke to a cold morning. This was to be our final day of walking. We enjoyed our last English breakfast, ate the boiled eggs with lots of tasty homemade wholemeal bread, a variety of local jams, and finished with hot tea. Outside the weather … [Read more...]

Robin Hood's Bay – North Yorkshire

Once a smugglers' haunt, Robin Hood's Bay is now a walker's destination: Robin Hood's Bay was once a haunt of smugglers and legend has it that Robin Hood kept his boats here in case he needed to make a quick escape. Seeing the rocky shoreline and landscape, it's easy to imagine why this is a … [Read more...]