Grasmere sports festival - Guides Race up Butter Crag, wrestling and hounds' trail.
Grasmere sports. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.
Traditional sporting events. Various shots of outdoor sports arena. A group of athletes set off on annual Guides Race. Various shots of athletes running up steep hill of Butter Crag. At top they hand in cards to race official before running back down again. They have to clamber over rocks and stone walls to reach top - looks very tough. We see winners returning to arena. This year's winner is Mr. Konkey, we see him being congratulated by Lord Lonsdale.
Various shots of men wrestling in sports arena. Various shots of hound trail race - dogs (Beagles) are released by owners to follow sent trails over dales. Sent trail is laid by a runners hours before.