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    Discover more about Cumbria's upland hay meadows and the work being done to restore them on the Hay-Day walks.

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Cycling to Helvellyn

Cycling to Helvellyn

Before car ownership increased, the pedal bike was often used to get around the fells. John Richardson remembers cycling to Helvellyn from Thirlmere as a young man. He also has memories of how the footpaths changed as footfall increased on the fells.