Staff Stories

Girls California Road Trip

Alison and I started our California road trip at Windermere Station really catching the airport train to Manchester airport starting the holiday with a real back packer travel experience! We landed in San Francisco (or San Fran as we affectionately now call it – bragging rights we’ve been!)  we stayed

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Ambleside Trail 60

We had great fun helping with the recent Ambleside Trail 60 race organised by the The Climbers Shop to celebrate their 60th year in conjunction with Brathay Hall Trust. It was a early start for threBrathay logistics team down on Rothay Park as comms, medics, flags and tents were all

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Windermere Marathon

Windermere Marathon The Windermere Marathon is one of a handful of marathon’s that is run entirely within a UNESCO World Heritage site, it’s been described as the most friendly and beautiful marathon in the UK. It starts at Brathay Hall over looking Lake Windermere, then through Hawkshead,  the 4 mile

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Fred Whitton Challenge

Mike & Jake Marshalling. The Fred Whitton Challenge is one of the most popular sportives in the UK and is also famed as being particulary difficult, Riders rank it alongside European events such as the Marmotte in terms of difficulty. The ride starts in and finishes in  Grasmere and comes

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Reception Ramblers

Our Reception Ramblers Nadine and Charlotte have been out and about on the fells they both enjoy a good walk, who wouldn’t in the Lakes. They had a great walk up Cioniston Old Man here it is an all its April Glory!