Tuesday 15th July 2008

 

Start Point : Small parking space alongside a culvert on the Woodland road (SD 257 879)

                   

Distance : 2.3 miles          Height Ascended : 180 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

The Giant’s Grave

 

The path to Blawith Knott through the bracken from the parking space on the Woodland road

 

The summit is quickly gained and the walk is dominated by views of the Coniston fells

 

A sunlit Beacon Fell in the middle distance

 

Another view of the Coniston fells across the heather and bracken-clad slopes of Blawith Knott

 

And again as the late afternoon sun filters through the high cloud

 

Beacon Fell and Wool Knott

 

Beacon Fell and Wool Knott now in line from Tottlebank Height………………………………….

 

…………………………………………and a close up

 

The view north from the summit cairn of Tottlebank Height includes the merest glimpse of Coniston Water

 

The view south includes Great Burney, and the wind-farm on Kirkby Moor, Duddon Estuary to the right

 

The Coniston fells sharply silouetted against the skyline

 

The Dunnerdale and Coniston Fells

 

The Duddon Estuary

 

Hetty poses by the summit cairn on Tottlebank Height

 

Burney Farm and a distant view of the northernmost Southern Fells between Caw and Walna Scar