I’ve just made a return trip to The Lake District and the National Trust campsite in Wasdale. I stayed there for a couple of nights back in 2018 when I climbed Scafell Pike (see the film at the foot of this post). Last week I was there with a friend to do some hiking in and around the valley. I wasn’t on the bike so this is one for HikingEurope.org rather than CyclingEurope.org although we did drive up the Hardknott Pass, one of Britain’s more challenging cycling climbs. It was hard work in a car never mind on a bike but perhaps one to add to the list of future two-wheeled challenges…
There are four* National Trust campsites in The Lake District and, if they are all as good as the one in Wasdale, they are worth visiting. Indeed it did strike me that using them as overnight bases for either a Lake District-themed hike or indeed cycle, wouldn’t be a bad idea at all… Enjoy the short films!
(* There used to be five but the Hoathwaite camspite near Coniston has closed…)
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