Operation Garthill

The Voyage of Discovery on the Side of a Hill

If anyone wants to come and help with the rebuild or just drop by, it’s this weekend 19-22 July!! Message me for more!

The rebuild is go!! Anyone who wants to have a Lakeland weekend, message me!!

The rebuild is go!! Anyone who wants to have a Lakeland weekend, message me!!

It’s onnn

So that thing that you all want me to say is happening….Is happening. 19-21 July. BBQ Band Beer and meeting a hell of a lot of new people!

free camping if you help.

Making my first axe- TGS DESIGNS 4 1/2 Lb splitter


The first logs to come from Garthill Wood.


Police and the Fire and Rescue Service are jointly investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a wooden cabin in remote woodland close to Backbarrow last night.

A passing motorist alerted the fire service and it is believed the fire started sometime before 9pm yesterday, Wednesday 30 January. It has completely destroyed the building which is described as being located in woodland close to Backbarrow on Hazelrigg Lane.

The fire is estimated to have caused around £25,000 worth of damage.

Police are investigating and are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in this area yesterday, to please come forward and contact PC Jonathan Murray on 101. Information can be passed to police anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Lara van Eijkern
Cumbria Police Press Officer
Marketing and Communications

RIP The Hut, killed by arson

Fire in a forestry hut in Backbarrow
(South Lakeland)
30 Jan 2013

At 20:41 firefighters were called to a building fire in a woods near Harebridge House on Hazelrigg Lane in Newby Bridge in Backbarrow.
When crews arrived they found that a forestry hut had been destroyed by a blaze. Crews used specialist equipment to damp down the area and ensure there was no further risk of fire.