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Exploring the Nateby Fells with the TerrainHopper: A Journey into Tranquillity and Natural Beauty

The snow capped mountain of Wild Boar fell is peaking its head in the distance. Rolling hills and the vastness of the open fells. clouds hang above the mountain. The sun is beginning to rise
The views above Nateby

On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, stunning countryside lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered – the Nateby Fells. Nestled just above the charming town of Kirkby Stephen, this picturesque landscape offers a sanctuary for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. From the haunting cry of the curlew to the gentle bleating of newborn lambs, the fells come alive with the sights and sounds of the countryside. And what better way to experience its wonders than by embarking on a journey with TerrainHopper from Rakehead Farm?

The TerrainHopper, a 4x4 all-terrain wheelchair is positioned on the fells. The photograph shows the vastness of the Nateby fells with its rolling hills.
The TerrainHopper available to borrow from Rakehead farm

Meet Paul and Andrea:

At the heart of the Nateby experience are Paul and Andrea, the welcoming hosts of Rakehead Farm. As owners of this working farm, they extend a warm invitation to visitors eager to explore the beauty of the surrounding fells. With their guidance, guests are equipped with the TerrainHopper – our 4x4 off-road mobility vehicle perfect for traversing the rugged terrain.

The majestic arches of the Podgill Viaduct. Th blue sky with huge cotton wool white clouds. Green treen frame the viaduct
The Podgill Viaduct

 The Gentle Stroll to Podgill:

For those seeking a leisurely walk, a stroll down to Podgill offers a serene escape. Follow the path as it meanders alongside the soothing melody of cascading water at the Millennium Bridge.Enjoy on a journey tracing the footsteps of history along the old railway line, enveloped by the tranquillity of woodland trails. While recent rains may have left the track a bit muddy, the allure of nature's embrace remains undiminished.

A huge skyscape. Grey clouds hang over the snow covered mountain of Wild Boar Fell. It is bleak and rugged landscape.
Wild Boar Fell

Venturing into the Open Fells:

For the adventurous spirit yearning for solitude and panoramic vistas, the open fells beckon. Ascend into the wide expanse and behold the majesty of the North Pennines, the undulating contours of the Howgills, and the rugged allure of Wild Boar Fell. On clear days, the horizon unfolds to reveal the distant silhouette of the Lake District, crowned by the iconic peak of Blencathra. It's a moment to savour, a communion with nature's grandeur.

Green grass, dry stone wall and blue clouds.
The Open Fells above Nateby

As the seasons shift and nature weaves its ever-changing tapestry, the Nateby Fells remain a timeless sanctuary, inviting exploration and discovery. Whether it is a leisurely stroll through tranquil woodlands or a daring ascent to lofty heights, there's something for every adventurer to uncover. So, why wait? Book your TerrainHopper adventure today and embark on a journey to remember amidst the splendour of the Nateby Fells.

Click here to book the TerrainHopper at RakeHead Farm



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