Links to other sites

Personal walking sites and blogs is a comprehensive site covering David Halls regular walks in the Lake District. Possibly my favourite site the author includes lots of photos of walks covering all the distances, terrains and weather the Lake District has to offer.

The Lakeland Fells by Andrew Leaney covers the authors walks in the Lake District, regularly updated and includes lots of photos.

Sharkeys Dream is an excellent blog featuring the fell walking exploits of Paul Sharkey. His blog is updated regularly with thorough reports from his walks and lots of photos.

Northern Pies is a blog by Mike Knipe which features reports in his unique style from his intrepid walking around North Durham and often further afield.

Summiteer by Richard Racliffe follows his walking around the pennines, north west and the Lake District. Includes lots of photos and notable for his regular ascents of Pendle.

Outdoor News and weather

The Mountain Weather Information Service provide daily weather forecasts covering the highlands of Scotland and popular walking areas in the rest of the UK including the Lake District and Snowdonia. The forecasts are in simple, easy to understand format and the site is dedicated to providing forecasts for the UK’s mountain areas.

lake District Weather Line is the virtual world home of the Lake District’s intrepid pair of Fell Top Assessors. They take it in turns to ascend Helvellyn every day throughout the winter and report on the conditions they find here. The site is ran by the Lake District National Park Authority with the service supported by sponsors.

Grough is an online magazine which has a comprehensive up to date news section which is regularly updated with reports and features concerning the outdoors and the environment.

The Met Office Mountain Forecasts offer up to date forecasts of conditions in the mountain areas of the UK in an easy to read format.

Other Sites

Geograph is a project aiming to build a collection of  free to use geography representative photos of every square kilometre of the British Isles. The site has over 12000 contributors who have contributed over 4 million photographs and the collection is growing by around 500,000 photos each year.  The site is an excellent resource for planning walks or simply exploring an area of the country.