Wednesday 7th April 2010

 

Start Point : Maggie’s Bridge NT Car Park (NY 135 210)

                   

Distance : 6.2 miles          Height Ascended : 360 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

 

Not part of the walk but a quick photo-stop on the Whinlatter Road for this panoramic view which includes the edge of Whinlatter Forest, Bassenthwaite Lake, Binsey and the Skiddaw range.

 

Carling Knott.

 

Darling Fell and Low Fell.

 

The Vale of Lorton.

 

Low Fell over Highnook Tarn.

 

Low Fell over Holme Wood.

 

The Vale of Lorton from higher up the path - Whiteside and Grasmoor the central highpoints with Mellbreak to the right.

 

Whiteside and Grasmoor.

 

A slightly different aspect from the upper southern edge of the Holme Wood.

 

Little effort is needed to reach the highest point on the path above Holme Wood but the reward is big when the weather is clear.

 

Darling Fell from the footbridge over Holme Beck.

 

Windblown Mountain Ash.

 

The view to the east now includes Loweswater and Buttermere..........................

 

…………......and a Boxer.

 

The Loweswater Fells over Loweswater.

 

The Solway Firth and a distant Criffel beyond the coastal plain.

 

Grasmoor (again), Whiteless Pike, Robinson and Mellbreak.

 

A couple of new additions to Jenkinson's Place.

 

Carling Knott above Holme Wood.

 

Hudson Place.

 

Darling Fell and Low Fell over Loweswater.

 

Holme Force.

 

Violet investigates the lower falls.

 

Low Fell.

 

Darling Fell.

 

Mellbreak.