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Websites listed In Alphabetical Order:
Lake District Walking Websites
Blencathra - Anna and David's initial goal was that of climbing Scafell Pike and Helvellyn. Mission accomplished, they have now set their sites on climbing the Lake District's 100 highest peaks. Walk reports and photo's - Anna Barwick.
David Hall's Lake District Walks - Lake District walks and photos. Each fell has photo's, statistics and a map. There is also a directory of places of interest including lakes, tarns and churches. 'Past Times' include photo's and pictures of the Lake District from times gone by - David Hall.
Fell walking With Pensioner's - A site by pensioners who still enjoy Lake District fell walking. Norman, a fell walking pensioner in his seventy second year, and his wife Margaret, live within an hour of the Lake District, which means that the bias of their walking has leaned towards this most beautiful part of England - Norman and Margaret Bretherton.
Gateway2TheLakes - This website is dedicated to sharing the natural beauty of the English Lake District to both fellwalkers and non-fellwakers alike and is presented in photographic diary form - Andy Malcolm.
The Hiley Family Website - A family orientated website from Roger and Ann who live at Oak Cottage in the western Lake District. Words and pictures describe what's going on locally, along with photos of their walks amongst the many Cumbrian Fells, more often than not, accompanied by their two dogs, Holly and Harry - Roger & Ann Hiley.
Lake District Memories - A Lake District site recounting Stuart's memories of his trips to the Lakes, details of his walks, some history of the Lake District, and hundreds of pictures - Stuart Rae.
The Lake District Walker - a site about walking, climbing and mountain biking in the English Lake District -
The Lakeland Fells - A complete photographic guide to the Lakeland Fells. Also includes 360o summit panoramas, Lake District desktops and lots of information on the Wainwright fells - Andrew Leaney.
Lakeland Walks - Follow 'The Terrible Trio' as Stephen and his companions attempt to complete The Wainwright's. Good reports with a hint of humour and plenty of photo's too - Stephen Siddall.
Lakes Walks - A walking site devoted to the Lake District. Walks vary from leisurely strolls by rivers and lakes to more daunting day treks. Each walk includes detailed instructions of the route, where to park, length of the walk, grade of the walk with numerous photographs along the way.
Liz Lemal's Pages - Lake District walks and photo's from Liz who, on 29 May 2003, completed her round of the Wainwright fells, finishing with Mellbreak. Also includes walks from around the Yorkshire Dales area - Liz Lemal.
My Lake District - Another site with a growing collection of good Lake district photographs. Also includes details on all of the Wainwright fells - Jed McCormick.
The Peakbagging Club - Peakbagging in the footsteps of Wainwright. The sites objective is to provide online access to a database of routes covering each of the 214 Wainwrights in the English Lake District. A website specifically designed for the English Lake District Wainwright peakbagging community - Dave Brown.
Share The Fell Walking Experience - Andy's site offers a good selection of walks in and around the Lake District, as well as from further a field. Well written reports and lots of photo's - Andy Wallace.
Striding Edge - A photo diary of Lake District Fell walks. Each Wainwright and Birkett Lake District fell has its own information page which includes height details, fell grouping, accurate GPS co-ordinates and a summit picture. Sean completed his round of the Wainwright's on 26th April 2004 - Sean McMahon.
Summit Good - Here's a fun way to get fit and make new friends! Join their walking group in the Lake District aimed at walkers in their 20's and 30's.
Virtual Lakes - Lake District Photos, walks, tours and CD ROM's - Ken Rotheram
Virtual Walker - Virtual Walker is all about walking and scrambling the fells. The intention is to provide a free and comprehensive guide to as many walks as possible throughout England and Europe. At this moment it is heavily weighted towards the English Lake District, but this is now changing with the addition of a couple of Austrian Walks - Antony Towers.
Walks Around Braithwaite - a collection of walks centred mainly around the village of Braithwaite, in the English Lake District. The walks are graded easy, medium and long, for ease of use - Peter Rigg.
Lake District Photography Websites
Graham's Lake District Photos - Graham has compiled a good selection of photo's from the Lake District area which are displayed to maximum effect - Graham Jackman.
John Sandell photography - One of the main reasons for John's visits to the Lake District has always been his interest in photography. The Lake District photos he presents have been collected over many years and in all sorts of conditions - John Sandell.
Kentmere, My Home - Kentmere - My Home. A little piece of the English Lake District all the way from Poland! Ewa is a Kentmere addict living in Krakow, but her soul lives in Kentmere. She hopes to visit the area again sometime soon - Ewa Nartowska.
Lakeland Cam - Digital pictures of the English Lake District. Tony provides a daily 'fix' of various images from around the Lake District. Updated daily - Tony Richards.
Lake District Desktops - Free desktop wallpaper sized digital photographs of the English Lake District; a new image added every other day - Andy Bannister.
Lakeland Light Box - After many holidays in the Lake District with her partner, Tony, Sandra has put this site together to share, through her photographs, some of the beauty and drama they have experienced of the English Lake District - Sandra Booth.
Northern Landscape - Free Lake District and Yorkshire Dales desktop wallpaper and screensavers - Dave Lawrance.
Snap The Lakes - Daily updated Lake District photo gallery that welcomes submissions of photos from visitors to the 'Photo of the Day' and 'Visitor Gallery' sections. With over 400 Lake District photos in the gallery - Peter Cox.
Lake District Information Websites
The Buttermere Web - Information and inspiration for the Buttermere valley area. Buttermere is situated in the Western Lake District in the county of Cumbria. It is a tranquil haven and has long since been visited by all those who love the beauty and surrounding mountain scenery. This web site is designed as a guide to all that the valley has to offer from activities to businesses and walks to accommodation - Guy Newbold.
The Cumbria Directory - The Cumbria Directory has information on thousands of Cumbria businesses, towns, attractions, the countryside, walks, and much more.
Lake District - English-lakes.com has lots of useful information relating to the English Lake District National Park including towns, villages, visitor attractions, mountains, lakes and tarns to name a few. Ideal resource for any visitor to the Lake District.
The Lake District Guide - Easy walks in the Lake District. The Lakes Guide has a collection of walks in some of the best scenery in the UK - Rod Boothroyd.
The Langdale Web - Information and
inspiration for the Langdale valley area.
The Wasdale Web - Information and inspiration for the Wasdale valley. Wasdale, on Cumbria's west coast, is a superb corner of the Lake District. Famous as the home of England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike, and its deepest lake, Wastwater. This web site is designed as a guide to all that the valley has to offer - Guy Newbold.
Websites Covering Other Areas Of The UK
Anthony Dyer's Mountain Pages - A comprehensive site cover Scotland, Wales, Lake District and Europe. Anthony is now adding more hiking guides for the UK. The emphasis of the site is now to add more pictures to these pages and turn it into an authoritative guide that can compete with commercial guide books - Anthony Dyer.
Been There-Done That - An illustrated travel guide to Great Britain, based on personal experience of the locations, with pictures of mountains, moorlands, quaint villages, pastoral landscapes, historic buildings over 1000 years old, the coast, steam railways, wild flowers, fossils and much more - Barry Samuels.
Bike2Hike - We are avid hikers and bikers and hence the birth of this site. We aim to bring you gear reviews, handy hints and tips, routes (for hiking and biking), places to stay and visit. We hope you will submit your own reviews, photos, routes etc for inclusion in the site.
Bootsandpaws - This site, first started in February 2003, brings you information on places to visit, walks and digital photographs from around the UK - Nicky Griffiths.
Dave's Eryri Pages - A website about walking in Eryri ( Snowdonia ). It includes a forum, gallery, walking routes (Tracklogs and Memory Map file formats) and GPS logs. Dave promotes walking in the less frequented areas of Snowdonia, wilder, more remote walks - Dave Roberts.
Dennis and Jackie's Walking Site - Website covering details of Dennis and Jackie's British and foreign walking trips.
Morgs 4 Mountains - Share David's experiences of walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park and the South Wales valleys and who is also currently very close to completing all of the Lakeland Hills as listed by Alfred Wainwright, not to mention his trip to Kilimanjaro - David Morgan.
The Mountains of England and Wales - This is a website for hill-baggers, attempting to provide accurate Ordnance Survey grid references for the 2000ft mountain tops, and prominent lower hills, of England and Wales - Simon Edwardes.
My Walking World - David's site recording his walks in England, Scotland, Wales and even Europe. David has also recorded details of his completion of The Wainwrights - David Preston.
National Trails Website - National Trails provide over 2,500 miles (4,000km) of the nation's favourite rambles and rides, offering some of the best walking, riding and cycling experiences in the country. National Trails pass through some of the most stunning and diverse landscapes in Britain.
The Olinca Telephone Company - Despite the name, the site is nothing directly to do with phones and is the non commercial site of a group of friends who enjoy walking. It contains links to many sites with free route information which fellow walkers will find useful.- Peak District Online is an extensive resource for information and details about all things concerning the Peak District, from eating out in the Peak District to its history. Whether its information on Holiday Cottages or simply the best place to tour.
Peak District View - A visually stunning resource of panoramic photographs
of the Peak District National Park and Derbyshire - Chris Sabian.
Peak Walker - The main purpose of the Peak Walker web site is to create a photo diary that records the walks Angela undertakes near to her home in Derbyshire. Whilst most of the walks will be in the Peak District the site will also contain details of walks in the Lake District as she attempts to climb all of the 541 Birkett fells along with Wainwright’s 214 fells - Angela.
Snap The Peaks - A photo guide to walking in the Peak District illustrated with maps and photographs. Well described routes and plenty of photographs to tempt the walker away from the Lake District! - Peter Cox.
Snowdonia - Snowdoniaguide.com has lots of useful information relating to the Snowdonia National Park including towns, villages, visitor attractions, mountains and lakes to name a few. Ideal resource for any visitor to Snowdonia.
UK Walking Companions - UK Walking Companions - The primary purpose of this site is to help people find walking companions or discover local walking groups within the UK. To this end users can post messages requesting walking companions and also enter their walking preferences in terms of location and difficulty - Ian Alexander.
V - G - 'Walking and backpacking in Britain', is a must for anyone interested in 'wild camping'. Walk descriptions, photo's and a whole section dedicated to the art of wild camping and all it involves - Vivien and Geoff Crowder.
Walking Britain - With over 3000 pages of information, "Walking Britain" is dedicated to the footpaths that cross the landscape. The National Parks feature strongly including the Lake District, the Peak District and Snowdonia, not to mention the Yorkshire Dales - Lou Johnson.
The Walking Englishman - This site is a personal record of Mike's walking trips. The site mainly focuses on Northern England but there are sections on other parts of the British Isles. Mike also supports Middlesbrough FC so he can't be all that bad! - Mike Brockhurst.
Walking Life - walk reports and photos from around the UK but also including a review section, places to stay and a message board - Marc Taylor.
The Warton Fellwanderer - The site is about Ian's favourite walks in the area's he most likes to walk. As you will become aware when browsing this site, his first love is walking the fells and mountains and is a great admirer of the late Alfred Wainwright - Ian Prater.
Clubs, Societies And Associations
The Online Fellwalking Club - The Online Fellwalking Club' at Yahoo! Do you enjoy the outdoors? Are you a keen fellwalker, hiker, or just love the mountains? Well, you have come to the right place. A friendly, helpful Yahoo group for anyone who enjoys the Lake District.
The Wainwright Society - The Alfred Wainwright Society. The primary aim of the Society is to keep alive the things which AW promoted through his guidebooks. The inaugural meeting of "The Wainwright Society" was held on November 9th 2002 at Ambleside Youth Hostel.
Clothing, Gear and Accessory Websites
Bestwalks.com - the most comprehensive resource on the internet for books on walking in the Lake District and throughout the UK - Roger Seedhouse.
Catstycam The Outdoor Shop - Walking boots, outdoor clothing and equipment. Located in Glenridding and Pooley Bridge, in the English Lake District - Stuart Laverick.
ibeoutdoors.com - Worldwide Resource to the Outdoors.
James Associates - MacGPS Pro software is an interface program that links GPS receivers to a Macintosh computer. It allows import of maps from a wide variety of sources. These maps can be viewed with no GPS receiver connected or used in real-time as a moving-map display of your current position and velocity.
Outdoor Tent Experience - Tents, camping gear and free camping advice - Janette Butt.
Miscellaneous Websites and Forums
Adaptours - Adaptours is a company inspired by a passion for travel and a desire to share their enthusiasm. They hope to provide their customers with the best possible experience of the UK and Ireland. They also hope to provide you with the ideal experience of the UK on one of their specialised small group tours - Steve Holcroft.
High Wray Camping Barn Accommodation - High Wray is a quiet rural village between Ambleside and Hawkshead in the English Lake District close to the western shores of Windermere. The camping barn accommodation is situated in the village hall and offers basic overnight accommodation for groups of up to 16 people. An ideal facility for small to medium sized groups of outdoor enthusiasts wishing to explore the Southern Cumbrian Fells or South Lakes area and looking for an inexpensive place to stay with provision for self catering.
Hiking Forums - A hiking forum based in the United States of America. Information on walking trails, campsites and hiking gear - George McFee
Peak District Places - Accommodation in the peak district from cottages to camping, hotels to hostels, and business guide to the area - Ritu Bhardwaj.
Pictures of England - a website exploring the most beautiful towns, villages and countryside of England with countless photographs of the most beautiful and historically interesting places in England to visit. Also provides history of England, attractions in England, tourist information and a comprehensive England accommodation guide listing over 2000 United Kingdom hotels - Ron Brind.
Raven Hall - This hotel is on the route of the Cleveland Way. It is situated between Whitby and Scarborough on a cliff top overlooking Robin Hoods Bay in the North York Moors National Park.
Striding Edge - is a video and retail company based in the Wasdale Valley in the English Lake District. They offer a wide range of outdoor video, DVD, books and CD Roms. Eric Robson, who is one of the directors of the company was Wainwright’s walking companion in the classic BBC television series.
Summit Journeys - Summit Journeys is a vibrant and exciting outdoor adventure company who, having experienced the wonderful opportunities of the outdoor environment, wish to share this excitement and exhilaration and provide you with a fantastic opportunity and experience that you will remember for a long time after. Their courses are all run as introductions for the novice to challenges for the experienced, depending on your wishes, and are designed to be as enjoyable and fulfilling as you can handle.
Uklinks.org - A UK web directory. List your site for free.
Usopo - Society links directory.
WalkingForum - a forum for discussing all aspects of country walking and
hiking in the UK with boards for general chat, gear, photography, and all the
popular UK walking destinations - Chris.