Cow Green Reservoir, Widdybank Fell and Cauldron Snout

Cow Green reservoir is one of those places I’ve wanted to visit for ages after seeing some stunning photos on Instagram, but never quite managed to bump to the top of my places to go list. We finally made our way up into the North Pennines last weekend for a lovely eight mile circular whichContinue reading “Cow Green Reservoir, Widdybank Fell and Cauldron Snout”

Hamsterley Forest

Hamsterley Forest is the largest area of continuous woodland in County Durham. Planted in the 1930s, today the forest is a popular outdoor recreation location, with trails for hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders. We’d originally planned to spend our day hiking up Skiddaw, but given that temperatures were set to soar to the highContinue reading “Hamsterley Forest”