Daventry ather and son team scale new heights
A father and son have scaled the heights of the England's tallest mountain to raise money for a national children's charity.
Team Sharp - Tim Sharp and son Billy-Dean, known as Bills - from East Haddon, trekked up Scafell Pike in the Lake District in aid of the NSPCC.
Tim, 48, who works as a cabbie in Daventry for GB Taxis with Bills, 7, took just over 6 and a half hours to get up and down the peak.
Dad Tim who also plays drums in Midlands-based rock band The Phobias said: “It was majorly hard going and it was just up, up and more up - there was no flat.
“About halfway up we met a bunch of Welsh guys on their way down and they very kindly gave Bills some pro walking sticks which gave him the biggest smile and a new lease of life and energy.”
Billy said: “It was really hard to do but the views from up the mountain were totally wicked and it was really cool to sit on the stones at the top having a picnic.”
Tim added: “The NSPCC is a charity really close to my heart, they do fantastic work for kids in horrendous situations that they’re so sadly in.”
The team are hoping tp tackle another walk in a couple of years possibly Hadrian’s Wall as well as around Rutland Water for the charity
To support Tim and Bills and their chosen charity of the NSPCC please visit virginmoneygiving.com/timsharp