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London based Army Chefs, from the Royal Logistic Corps, took part in an Adventure Training expedition to Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre in the Lake District National Park.     

The idea of the AT is to get them out of their comfort zone of their kitchen and into the wilderness. During their week away they did mountain biking, canoeing and hill walking. They also had an opportunity to work on their navigational skills, learn photography and do some star gazing.

Sergeant Adrian West, from Poole, said: “Normally when my Battalion deploy on AT I’m stuck in the kitchen cooking, so it has been great to get the opportunity to take part in the activities”.

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England {30] - Northern England [1] 

- Robin Hood’s Bay, York, Manchester, Liverpool, Brougham Castle, Staithes, Yorkshire Dales, Longnor, Chester, Lake District

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Currently on the way to Scotland, we took a detour through the Lake District in very stormy weather. This is the Aira Force Waterfall which we have just found on our 400 mile drive. 

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Lake District

The mist-wreathed mountains, plunging valleys and vast glassy lakes of the Lake District National Park have been the inspiration of poets and artists for generations. And with a nice cluster of cosy villages, country pubs and some of the best walking on offer in Britain, the Lake District is one for all lovers of the great outdoors. Find out more