Ullswater Heritage Knowledge Bank

29th September — My wife and I joined an early evening cruise on the Ullswater Steamer ‘Raven’ to celebrate the launching of the Ullswater Heritage Knowledge Bank within the framework of the Ullswater Way. A throng of local people abroad, many of whom have directly contributed to establishing this pioneering resource providing a focus onContinue reading “Ullswater Heritage Knowledge Bank”

Dowthwaite Head

Tucked away in the upper reaches of Aira Beck beneath Birkett Fell and the wild open common at the northern end of the Helvellyn range, lies this old farming community. Now one farmstead, where once there were seven. Recently sold and currently lying dormant awaiting reviving under regenerative farming stewardship, it provides a window onContinue reading “Dowthwaite Head”