...in which we swap walking boots for the wheel as we journey down the M6 to meet John Dunning, founder of the nationally-acclaimed Tebay Services, sited above his beloved Westmorland Dales. Taking the long view of a man wed to land and community, we discuss farming roots; we hear about spiritual moments on the fells; we plot the insights and drive that turned an unremarkable stretch of motorway into a family-owned Cumbrian institution; we ponder the age-old history of travel through the Lune Gorge; and we consider the steps needed to build a resilient upland economy.
The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme reveals the hidden heritage of the Westmorland Dales. You can find out more about it – and the fabulous Dales - at www.friendsofthelakedistrict.org.uk/westmorland-dales-hidden-landscapes-partnership
The Westmorland Family can be found at www.westmorlandfamily.com