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Winter projects - The Website

We designed the website with our guests in mind and lasy year you all said you liked the walks and general information, so I’ve spent the winter researching and writing up walks for the website. We’ve had to change the lay out slightly to accommodate the type of walks you wanted and to try to make things as easy as possible, so check out the walks section to see the new layout and more importantly the new walks.

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Kestrel Lodge Campsite Winter Projects

This winter we decided to take on board all your comments and try to make both the website and site the best we can possibly be. So based on your feedback, here's what we've been up to...

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England’s 4th Highest Mountain!

As I don’t yet live at Kestrel Lodge full time – me and Mum (who does live there full time) have decided to do 1 biggie, as she calls them, every time I visit.

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Practice for the Great North Swim 2016

So, some time ago--actually back in June last year--after the euphoria of finishing the Great North Swim in just 41 minutes, I decided...as you do...to entery pretty much every female member of the family in to the Great North Swim 2016.

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Opening Weekend

Well, we are finally open and what a weekend it started with! Snow to start but ended in sunshine so all turned out well in the end!

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A New Little Find...

We’ve always walked across the fields to the village, but after a chat with a local dog walker it seems the wood just above Kestrel Lodge (Robin Hood Wood) has an abundance of paths one of which leads to the village.

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The Herdy's are coming!

Friday 25th March - Sunday 4th September 2016

As part of The Calvert Trust’s Anniversary Celebrations, 2016 will see the central Lake District invaded by a flock of life sized decorated fantasy Herdwick ewes appearing in unexpected places - all paying homage to the Herdwick’s iconic status and all in support of their 40th Anniversary Capital Fundraising Drive. http://www.goherdwick.co.uk.

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