Sunday, 15 May 2011

Walk around Irton Park

This shorter walk takes us around Irton Park, a delightful area of woodland just to the south of Irton Pike at the entrance to Esk Dale.

Sunday, 1 May 2011

Asopius (d.428 BC)

Asopius (d.428 BC) was the son of the successful Athenian commander Phormio, but had a much less successful military career himself, being killed during his first known command.

Phormio son of Asopius (c.470-429/428 BC)

Phormio son of Asopius (c.470-429/428 BC) was a successful Athenian admiral in the early stages of the Great Peloponnesian War, best known for his two naval victories won in the Gulf of Corinth in 429 BC.

Bowfell via the Band

Our next walk takes us up Bowfell along the popular path from Great Langdale via the Band