Sunday 20th June 2010

 

Start Point : Stainforth (SD 821 673)

                   

Distance : 4.6 miles          Height Ascended : 260 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

The top of Goat Scar Lane where there is access down to the wooded ravine of Catrigg Force.

 

Today's lack of water over the falls allows easy access through to the drop pool.

 

Catrigg Force is a double waterfall in a lovely setting - although Force seems an inappropraite descriptive term today.

 

Pen-y-ghent and Fountains Fell.

 

Dales barn, Ingleborough, Simon Fell and Whernside.

 

Wall-to-wall buttercups and sky.

 

Buttercups and a Violet.

 

Homeward Bound - Attermire Scar.

 

Attermire Scar.

 

Ribblesdale.

 

River Ribble and the top of Stainforth Scar.

 

The view in the opposite direction towards the weir near Stackhouse.

 

 

Reflections.

 

River Ribble.

    

  

 

Grey Heron

 

Stainforth Force.

 

Stainforth Bridge above Stainforth Force.

 

Stainforth Bridge - a packhorse bridge that has spanned the Ribble for over three centuries.

 

St Peter church - Stainforth.

 

The late evening sun catches the top of Pen-y-ghent.