Recent Walks

Winter Hill via Smithills Moor


16th May 2020
ASCENT: 683 Feet - 208 Metres
MILES: 6.4
WAINWRIGHTS: N/A
ROUTE: Colliers Row Road - Coal Pit Road - Smithills Moor - Winter Hill - Rotary Way - Two Lads - Wilders Moor - Burnt Edge - Colliers Row Road
 

An evening walk around Wigan Flashes


20th April 2020
ASCENT: Moss Bridge had some steps
MILES: 2.5
WAINWRIGHTS: N/A
ROUTE: Westwood Flash - Pearson's Flash - Moss Bridge - Turner's Flash - Ochre Flash - Moss Bridge - Scotman's Flash
 

A Three Sisters Circuit from home


15th April 2020
ASCENT: 200 Feet - 61 Metres
MILES: 7.5
SUMMITS VISITED: N/A
ROUTE: Westwood Flash - Pearson's Flash - Leeds & Liverpool Canal - Moss Bridge - Ochre Flash - Park House Farm - Bryn Gates Lane - Three Sisters Boating Lake - Three Sisters Race Circuit - Bryn Gates Lane - Park House Farm - Moss Bridge - Leeds & Liverpool Canal - Pearson's Flash - Westwood Flash
 

Dow Crag South Rake, Coniston Old Man and Brim Fell


21st March 2020
ASCENT: 2,630 Feet - 802 Metres
MILES: 6.2
WAIMWRIGHTS: 3, Dow Crag - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell
ROUTE: Fell Gate - Boo Tarn - The Cove - Goats Water - Dow Crag South Rake - Dow Crag - Goats Hawse - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell - Brim Fell Rake - Raven Tor - Low Water - Fell Gate
 

Hallin Fell, Steel Knotts and Fusedale


14th March 2020
ASCENT: 1,905 Feet - 581 Metres
MILES: 6.3
WAIMWRIGHTS: 2, Hallin Fell - Steel Knotts (Pikeawassa)
ROUTE: Martindale New Church - Waternook - Hallinhag Wood - Hallin Fell - Martindale New Chuch - Birkie Knott - Steel Knotts (Pikawassa) - Brownthwaite Crag - Groove Gill - Fusedale - The Coombs - Martindale New Church
 

Catstye Cam from Glenridding


2nd March 2020
ASCENT: 2,496 Feet - 761 Metres
MILES: 6.5
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Birkhouse Moor - Catstye Cam
ROUTE: Glenridding - Rattlebeck Bridge - Mires Beck - Birkhouse Moor - Red Tarn - Catstye Cam - Red Tarn Beck - Rattlebeck Bridge - Glenridding
 

Loughrigg Fell from Rydal


22nd February 2020
ASCENT: 1,407 Feet 429 Metres
MILES: 6.2
WAINWRIGHTS: Loughrigg Fell
ROUTE: Rydal Church - Pelter Bridge - Loughrigg Cave - Loughrigg Terrace - Loughrigg Fell - Lanty Tarn - Miller Bridge - Ambleside - Rydal Hall - Rydal Church
 

A Riggindale Round


7th Feb 2020
ASCENT: 2,843 Feet - 867 Metres
MILES: 6.2
WAINWRIGHTS: 5, High Street - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - High Raise - Kidsty Pike
ROUTE: Mardale Head - Rough Crag - Caspel Gate Tarn - Long Stile - High Street - Straights of Riggindale - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - High Raise - Kidsty Pike - Kidsty Howes - Riggindale Beck - The Rigg - Mardale Head
 

Walks with a Theme

Here you can find a selection of walks that I have put together which include Long Distant Walks, Horseshoes or Traverse Walks. Most of these walks are walks done on the Lakeland Fells, however from time to time I do stray away to do walks outside the Lake District which can also be found here
Additional Fells of Lakeland
   
The Outlying Fells of Lakeland
   
Walking the Wainwrights in 30 walks
   
The Harry Griffin 2,000 Footers
   
Traverses, Edges and Rakes
   
Horseshoes and Rounds
   
Long Distance Day Walks
   
My Other Walks
 

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Welcome to sharkeysdream.co.uk

I share a passion like many others for the Lake District fells ever since I started my walking career close to ten years ago now I have always wanted to share my own personal experience with you.

My aim is to deliver an accurateIaccount of the days events from fell, to page where I hope the enthusiasm that I felt on the day also relates back to the reader along with a sense of my own personality which I feel is important as a means of not detaching walker, from reader.

I hope all this makes some kind of sense, please feel free to contact me by using the email address provided at the bottom of the page.


Parking Overview Map



 

Find a walk from a choice of parking places from the Lakeland overview map.

 

The Lakeland Fells

Eastern Far Eastern
 
 
Central Southern
 
 
North Western Western
 
 
Northern Outlying Fells
 
 
The 214 Fells Map
 
 
The Wainwright Fells List
 
The Birkett Fells

The Complete Lakeland Fells
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 walks

A guide to completing the Wainwrights in 30 walks

 

The A.H Griffin 2,000 Footers


'The Harry Griffin Lakeland
 2,000 ft Summit Challenge'

 

Walking the Outlying Fells of Lakeland


The Outlying Fells of Lakeland
 

Stats

Year Walks Miles Ascent (ft)  
2020 14 106.55 30,633  
2019 53 355.15 129,166  
2018 51 346.43 146,356  
2017 54 439 131,930  
2016 54 570 176,302  
2015 48 490.6 156,537  
2014 49 442.1 112,389  
2013 47 446 116,617  
2012 40 464.1 124,688  
2011 41 344.4 107,504  
2010 34 279 90,689  
2009 19 110 46,762  
2008 5 43.3 15,030  
2007 2 5 1,328   
Total

512

4,443.73 1,380,519  
 
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