Sunday 17th August 2008

 

Start Point : Mill Side (SD 449 843)

                   

Distance : 4.2 miles          Height Ascended : 300 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Following the path through Buckhouse Wood

 

A break in the trees offers this view towards Sandside and the Kent estuary

 

Red Admiral basking in the late afternoon sunshine

 

Above the tree-line now and the beginning of the scar top traverse

 

Looking towards Farleton Fell across the meandering River Kent – Ingleborough on the far left

 

Looking north to Lord's Seat along the Scar ridge

 

Chapel Head Scar

 

Looking south across the limestone pavement to the head of Morecambe Bay - Hampsfell to the right

 

Violet negotiates her way through a gap stile

 

Can you guess which way the prevailing winds blow?

Tree shaped by the wind…………………………….

 

………………………………and it's position on the edge of the limestone escarpment

 

Looking back along the top of Whitbarrow Scar

 

Small Heath

 

The neat summit cairn on Lord's Seat and a distant view of the Eastern Fells

 

Looking towards the Furness Fells and Langdales Pikes

 

Witherslack Hall

 

Violet – Andsum Sky Blue Pink

(Recently the winner of The National Boxer Pup of the Year 2008)

 

The woods below Chapel Head Scar

 

Beck Head House

 

Morecambe Bay sunset - Black Combe to the right