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MiniMoon Tue 17-Sep-19 13:57:26

DH and I are having a few days holiday in a cottage in the Lake District. This morning we decided to go for a walk.

We went up Coniston Old Man!

I haven't hiked for years and feel really satisfied that my hip and knee lasted so well.
We are having a quick cuppa now and then we are off out again to walk to the pub for something to eat.
I feel really proud of myself! Just that really, no need to add anything.

MiniMoon Tue 17-Sep-19 13:59:14

Here is the view.

Whitewavemark2 Tue 17-Sep-19 14:06:41

mini and apart from your brain feeling good, your heart blood pressure and overall well being will be thanking you as well.!

Glorious view and weather.

Enjoy the rest of your holiday

KatyK Tue 17-Sep-19 14:11:29

The Lake District is wonderful smile

Baggs Tue 17-Sep-19 14:16:05

Well done, miniMoon! It's a great feeling to have done something like that, isn't it? ๐Ÿ™‚โ›ฐ

MiniMoon Tue 17-Sep-19 14:33:19

John Ruskin's house tomorrow, and a cruise on Coniston in The Gondola.
The weather is glorious.
We went to Hilltop yesterday to see Beatrix Potter's house and garden. Then we had a lovely walk in Grisedale forest.

crazyH Tue 17-Sep-19 14:40:41

Love the Lake District...enjoy your holiday.

I went into town today. Just been walking round the shops for an hour, and I am shattered. I can't believe how unfit I am ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

Namsnanny Tue 17-Sep-19 14:47:13

Lovely view minnimoonsmile

EllanVannin Tue 17-Sep-19 15:01:28

A lovely walk indeed. The Lake District is a truly beautiful place. I stayed at Patterdale in the hotel of the same name near to Ullswater. I love the place, so bracing and healthy and some of the pubs serve really lovely food.

A beautiful view in Coniston, the Black Bull Inn is near the Old Man I think----an old watering hole.

Anniebach Tue 17-Sep-19 15:01:53

Lovely view, thank you for sharing x

Alima Tue 17-Sep-19 15:10:34

Looks so lovely and peaceful minimoon. Not been there yet but fingers crossed.....

PageTurner Tue 17-Sep-19 15:54:53

Hi Minimoon
Thanks for posting a beautiful photo.
I have a coffee-table size book of the Lake District. DH and always wanted to visit there, but doubt very much we will make it to there. (Distance and budget) ๐Ÿ˜ฉ
I hope you don't mind, I am saving your photo to my iPad to use as my screen saver.
Hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday.

MiniMoon Tue 17-Sep-19 16:28:03

I'm very flattered that you think my photo was good enough to use as a screen saver Page turner. It's not often that I take a good photo, they are usually terrible.๐Ÿ˜†

Gonegirl Tue 17-Sep-19 16:52:12

That's a lovely pic Minimoon. Some years now since I've been up that way. Have a lovely rest of the holiday.

NannyJan53 Tue 17-Sep-19 17:57:09

We stayed in Coniston in early August and I walked up the Coniston Old Man with DD, SIL and 2 DGD's aged 8 and 11.

Daughter and I lagged behind but made it to the top in the end...phew!