2015 Walking Diary
31st December 2015
Little Cornard - Kedington Hill - Cornard Mere - Cornard Country Park - Little Cornard Distance: 5.37km (3.34 Miles)
Ascent: 67m (220ft)
Time: 1 Hour 40 Minutes
26th December 2015
A short Boxing Day walk around Potter Heigham Distance: 3.40km (2.11 Miles)
Ascent: 0m (0ft)
Time: 1 Hour 2 Minutes
20th December 2015
Stanningfield - Coldham Hall - Newhall Farm - Little Rookwood Farm - Stanningfield Distance: 9.27km (5.76 Miles)
Ascent: 158m (518ft)
Time: 2 Hours 9 Minutes
23rd November 2015
Hartest - Hartest Hill - Tower Lodge - Chadacre Park - Audley End - Ashen Wood - Hartest Distance: 7.76km (4.82 Miles)
Ascent: 138m (453ft)
Time: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
18th November 2015
Bradfield Combust - Maynard House - Maypole Green - Pitchers Green - Bradfield St Clare - Bradfield Hall - Bradfield Combust Distance: 8.01km (4.98 Miles)
Ascent: 51m (167ft)
Time: 1 Hour 39 Minutes
18th October 2015
National Trust Brimham Rocks (301m/988ft) - Nidderdale Distance: 4.2km (2.61 Miles)
Ascent: 110m (361ft)
Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
17th October 2015
A short section of the Keswick Railway Path Distance: 3.18km (1.95 Miles)
Ascent: 100m (328ft)
Time: 1 Hour 33 Minutes
17th October 2015
Rakefoot - Walla Crag (379m/1243ft) - Rakefoot Distance: 2.91km (1.81 Miles)
Ascent: 208m (682ft)
Time: 1 Hour 12 Minutes
16th October 2015
A591 - Butharlyp Howe - Easedale Road - Easedale - Helm Crag (405m/1329ft) - Easedale - Easedale Road - Grasmere - A591 Distance: 9.01km (5.60 Miles)
Ascent: 626m (2054ft)
Time: 5 Hours 8 Minutes
15th October 2015
Buttermere - Scale Bridge - Scales - Scale Force - Scale Beck - Lingcomb Edge - Little Dodd (590m/1936ft) - Starling Dodd (633m/2077ft) - Comb Crags - High Crag (744m/2441ft) - High Stile East Top (807m/2648ft) - High Stile West Top (806m/2644ft) - Chapel Crags - Red Pike (755m/2477ft) - The Saddle - Dodd (641m/2103ft) - Bleaberry Tarn - Old Burtness - Buttermere Distance: 19.3km (11.99 Miles)
Ascent: 1261m (4137ft)
Time: 6 Hours 4 Minutes
14th October 2015
New Dungeon Ghyll - Stickle Ghyll - Stickle Tarn - Blea Rigg (541m/1775ft) - Codale Head (730m/2395ft) - Sergeant Man (736m/2415ft) - High Raise (762m/2500ft) - Thunacar Knott (723m/2372ft) - Pavey Ark (700m/2297ft) - Stickle Tarn - Stickle Ghyll - New Dungeon Ghyll Distance: 13.1km (8.14 Miles)
Ascent: 1029m (3376ft)
Time: 7 Hours 24 Minutes
13th October 2015
A Walk around RSPB Leighton Moss Distance: N/A
Ascent: N/A
Time: N/A
12th October 2015
Hartsop - Dubhow - Boredale Hause - Angletarn Pikes (567m/1860ft) - Angle Tarn - Brock Crags (561m/1841ft) - Satura Crag - Hayeswater - Hayeswater Gill - Hartsop Distance: 12.1km (7.51 Miles)
Ascent: 694m (2277ft)
Time: 4 Hours 54 Minutes
25th September 2015
A walk around The Serpentine - Hyde Park (London) Distance: 3.75km (2.33 Miles)
Ascent: 11m (36ft)
Time: 57 Minutes
8th - 10th September 2015
Rock Climbing in the Peak District National Park (Stanage Edge) Rock Grades: Difficult - Severe
No. of Leads: 5
No. of Routes: 9
6th September 2015
Studland - South West Coast Path - Old Harry Rocks - South West Coast Path - Studland Distance: 5.61km (3.48 Miles)
Ascent: 181m (593ft)
Time: 1 Hour 48 Minutes
5th September 2015
Kingston - Swyre Head (206m/676ft) - South West Coast Path - Houns-tout Cliff - Chapmans Pool - Kingston Distance: 10.1km (6.27 Miles)
Ascent: 564m (1850ft)
Time: 3 Hours 29 Minutes
4th September 2015
Brownsea Island Distance: 4.5km (2.80 Miles)
Ascent: 45m (148ft)
Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
3rd September 2015
Corfe Castle - West Hill (120m/394ft) - Knowle Hill (147m/482ft) - Church Knowle - Corfe Common - Corfe Castle Distance: 10.6km (6.58 Miles)
Ascent: 514m (1686ft)
Time: 3 Hours 37 Minutes
2nd September 2015
RSPB Arne Distance: 5.8km (3.60 Miles)
Ascent: 50m (164ft)
Time: 2 Hours 5 Minutes
1st September 2015
Wareham - R. Frome Riverside Walk Distance: 1.8km (1.1 Mile)
Ascent: 10m (33ft)
Time: 45 Minutes
1st September 2015
Lulworth Cove Distance: 1.62km (1.0 Mile)
Ascent: 60m (197ft)
Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
1st September 2015
Durdle Door Holiday Park - South West Coast Path - Durdle Door - Durdle Door Holiday Park Distance: 8.55km (5.31 Miles)
Ascent: 446m (1463ft)
Time: 3 Hours 14 Minutes
31st August 2015
Swanage - South West Coast Path - Peveril Point - Swanage Distance: 3.44km (2.14 Miles)
Ascent: 45m (148ft)
Time: 1 Hour 10 Minutes
31st August 2015
Cheddar Gorge and Chedder Cliffs Distance: 4.82km (2.99 Miles)
Ascent: 573m (1880ft)
Time: 1 Hour 56 Minutes
27th August 2015
Hartest - Lawshall Road - Stowehill - Manor Farm - Somerton - Millhill Farm - Hartest Distance: 13.43km (8.34 Miles)
Ascent: 137m (449ft)
Time: 3 Hours 28 Minutes
22nd August 2015
Long Melford - Melford Walk (Disused Railway Line) - Rod Bridge - Stour Valley Path - Brundon Mill - Sudbury Distance: 9.09km (5.65 Miles)
Ascent: 60m (197ft)
Time: 2 Hours 4 Minutes
10th August 2015
Long Melford - Chad Brook - River Stour - Liston - Long Melford Distance: 5.19km (3.22 Miles)
Ascent: 20m (66ft)
Time: 1 Hour 31 Minutes
5th August 2015
Lavenham - Old Railway Line - Melford Park Farm - Alpheton - St Edmunds Way - Lavenham Distance: 12.0km (7.45 Miles)
Ascent: 122m (400ft)
Time: 2 Hours 54 Minutes
2nd August 2015
Long Melford - Chad Brook - Bridge Street - Kentwell Park - Kentwell Hall - Long Melford Distance: 10.45km (6.49 Miles)
Ascent: 150m (492ft)
Time: 2 Hours 10 Minutes
29th July 2015
Long Melford - St Edmunds Way Distance: 3.27km (2.03 Miles)
Ascent: 36m (118ft)
Time: 48 Minutes
17th July 2015
Long Melford - Kentwell Hall - Stour Valley Path - River Glem - Melford Hall - Long Melford Distance: 10.64km (6.61 Miles)
Ascent: 84m (276ft)
Time: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
26th April 2015
Wherstead - Orwell Bridge - Bourne Bridge - Bourne Park - Wherstead Distance: 9.13km (5.67 Miles)
Ascent: 60m (197ft)
Time: 2 Hours 54 Minutes
3rd April 2015
Irstead - Irstead Boardwalk - Alderfen Broad - Irstead Distance: 7.95km (4.94 Miles)
Ascent: 10m (33ft)
Time: 3 Hours 11 Minutes
30th March 2015
Bradfield Woods - Colchester Green - Great Green - Bradfield Woods Distance: 11.7km (7.27 Miles)
Ascent: 30m (98ft)
Time: 2 Hours 13 Minutes
23rd - 24th March 2015
Two days climbing on Burbage North and Stanage Edge Rock Grades: Mod - V Diff
No. of Leads: 4
No. of Routes: 5
19th March 2015
A149 - Beeston Bump (63m/207ft) - Sheringham Seafront - Skelding Hill (47m/154ft) - Sheringham Seafront - Beeston Bump (63m/207ft) - A149 Distance: 6.78km (4.21 Miles)
Ascent: 120m (394ft)
Time: 2 Hours

1st March 2015

Flatford Mill - Stour Valley Path - Touchey's Lane - East End Road - East Bergholt - River Stour - Flatford Mill

Distance:

10.03km (6.23 Miles)

Ascent: 60m (197ft)
Time: 3 Hours 20 Minutes
16th February 2015
An evening in Llandudno - Great Orme (207m/679ft) Distance: 1.2km (0.75 Miles)
Ascent: 50m (164ft)
Time: 2 Hours
16th February 2015
An attempt on Tryfan from the A5 Distance: 3.1km (1.93 Miles)
Ascent: 619m (2031ft)
Time: 3 Hour 41 Minutes
15th February 2015
RSPB South Stack - Anglesey Coastal Path - Holyhead Mountain (220m/722ft) - North Top (179m/587ft) - Holyhead Breakwater Country Park - Gorlan - RSPB South Stack Distance: 12.6km (7.83 Miles)
Ascent: 684m (2244ft)
Time: 5 Hours 18 Minutes
14th February 2015
Sygun Copper Mine - Bwlch-y-Sygyn (318m/1043ft) - Moel y Dyniewyn (382m/1253ft) - Grib Ddu - Llyn Dinas - Sygun Copper Mine Distance: 7.07km (4.39 Miles)
Ascent: 522m (1713ft)
Time: 3 Hour 4 Minutes
13th February 2015
Swallow Falls near Betws-y-Coed Distance: N/A
Ascent: N/A
Time: 20 Minutes

6th February 2015

A Walk around Old Hall Marshes Nature Reserve

Distance:

11.69km (7.26 Miles)

Ascent: 20m (66ft)
Time: 4 Hours 21 Minutes

5th February 2015

Cavendish - Cavendish Mill - River Stour - Pentlow Mill - Stour Valley Path - Ducks Hall - Cavendish

Distance: 8.31km (5.16 Miles)
Ascent: 60m (197ft)
Time: 2 Hours 7 Minutes
21st January 2015

Long Melford - Stour Valley Path - Liston - Rodbridge Corner - Sudbury Meadows - Brundon Mill - Cuckoo Tye - Long Melford

Distance: 15.02km (9.33 Miles)
Ascent: 80m (262ft)
Time: 3 Hours 54 Minutes
14th January 2015

Ireby - Ruthwaite - Uldale - Quarries (Disused) - Green How on Aughertree Fell (321m/1053ft) - Elfa Well - Aughertree - Gill Bridge - Ireby

Distance: 10.0km (6.21 Miles)
Ascent: 464m (1522ft)
Time: 3 Hours 47 Minutes
13th January 2015

Honister Pass - Honister Quarries (Disused) - Black Star (633m/277ft) - Fleetwith Pike (648m/2126ft) - Hopper Quarry - Drum House - Brandreth (715m/2346ft) - Grey Knotts (697m/2287ft) - Drum House - Honister Pass

Distance: 9.89km (6.14 Miles)
Ascent: 663m (2175ft)
Time: 3 Hours 22 Minutes
12th January 2015

Martindale Church - The Coombs - Steel End - Pikeawassa on Steel Knotts (432m/1417ft) - Brownthwaite Crag (444m/1457ft) - Gowk Hill (471m/1545ft) - Wether Hill (670m/2198ft) - Lowther House (Ruins) - Loadpot Hill (672m/2205ft) - Swarth Fell (545m/1788ft) - Bonscale Pike (524m/1719ft) - Swarth Beck - Arthurs Pike (533m/1749ft) - High Street Roman Road - Brown Rigg - Moor Divock - The Cockpit Stonecircle - Lock Bank - Howtown - Martindale Church

Distance: 22.4km (13.91 Miles)
Ascent: 1103m (3619ft)
Time: 6 Hours 5 Minutes
11th January 2015

Lanthwaite Wood - Crummock Water - Lanthwaite Green Farm - Liza Beck - Brackenthwaite - Tindle Crag - Lanthwaite Wood

Distance: 5.51km (3.42 Miles)
Ascent: 200m (656ft)
Time: 1 Hour 42 Minutes
11th January 2015

Loweswater - Mosser Fell Road - Mosser Fell - Hatteringill Head (385m/1263ft) - Fellbarrow (416m/1365ft) - Smithy Fell (392m/1286ft) - Sourfoot Fell (411m/1348ft) - Low Fell (423m/1388ft) - Loweswater Fell (Low Fell South Top) (412m/1352ft) - Darling Fell (391m/1283ft) - Mosser Fell Road - Loweswater

Distance: 10.2km (6.33 Miles)
Ascent: 685m (2247ft)
Time: 2 Hours 36 Minutes
10th January 2015
Stock Ghyll Force from Ambleside Distance: 1.8km (1.12 Miles)
Ascent: 80m (262ft)
Time: 50 Minutes
10th January 2015
Loughrigg Tarn and part of Loughrigg Fell Distance: 2.57km (1.60 Miles)
Ascent: 100m (328ft)
Time: 1 Hour
10th January 2015
Skelwith Bridge & Skelwith Force Distance: 0.8km (0.5 Miles)
Ascent: 25m (82ft)
Time: 30 Minutes
9th January 2015
Ireby and Ireby Old Church Distance: 4.33km (2.69 Miles)
Ascent: 147m (482ft)
Time: 1 Hour 8 Minutes
9th January 2015
The Hause - Little Mell Fell (505m/1657ft) - Watermillock Fell (424m/1391ft) - The Hause Distance: 1.86km (1.16 Miles)
Ascent: 189m (620ft)
Time: 43 Minutes
8th January 2015
Troutbeck - Nanny Lane - The Hundreds - Wansfell (488m/1601ft) - Wansfell Pike (482m/1581ft) - Nanny Lane - Troutbeck Distance: 9.13km (5.67 Miles)
Ascent: 598m (1962ft)
Time: 3 Hours 42 Minutes