The small sea-port at Sandside was used for importing wines from France and other goods from Ireland, Isle of Man and west of England by 17th century, was principal port of Westmorland until 19th century up until the arrival of the railway in 1876.
What an incredible day walking along the shoulders of giants, real strong people who built the foundations of our railways today. Forever in their debt, vastly proud and always in awe of how the Victorians built our railways.
I'm fascinated with what surrounds us!
Being out doors is definitely the best form of adventure to us all.