Friday 16th July 2010
Start Point : Bridge End - Kentmere (NY 458 039)
Distance : 4.0 miles Height Ascended : 300 metres
Brunt Knott from
Castle Crag with the dark outline of Mardale Ill Bell and Harter Fell.
Looking back to the start of the bridleway.
Kentmere Tarn - in the distance the Wansfell ridge.
Skeggles Water from the bridleway and the Bannerdale ridge.
The old ruin just below the bridleway.
Heath Spotted Orchid.
Skeggles Water from Hollow Moor.
Fell ponies on the march.
They seemed friendly enough but I was on the other side of a fence.
So I said to this horse Why the long face?
Shipman Knotts and Tarn Crag from the summit of Hollow Moor.
The finest viewpoint from Hollow Moor is actually north of, and just below, the summit which gives this unrivalled view of upper Kentmere.
The Kentmere Horseshoe.
Light and shadow.
Upper and middle Kentmere.
Fledgling swallow perches on a barndoor ..
..and waits for a feed.
Patience is rewarded.
Cock o' the north.
Sallows from Low Bridge.