Friday 22nd April 2011

 

Start Point : Top of Stable Harvey Farm access road (SD 282 916)

                   

Distance : 4.8 miles          Height Ascended : 340 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

The short climb up Beacon Fell from Stable Harvey offers no long distance views today..................

 

.............the haze having firmly established itself during the previous week's warm and settled conditions.

 

Coniston Water from the approach to Beacon Fell's summit.

 

The summit of Beacon Fell, looking north to the Coniston Fells…………………..

 

................and again.

 

The view on a clear day.

 

Beacon Tarn.

 

Wool Knott and Beacon Tarn.

 

Wool Knott.

 

Martha and Hetty making waves.

 

The summit of Wool Knott – looking to Tarn Riggs, Beacon Tarn and Baecon Fell………………..

 

 

……………………and again

 

………………………those hazy lazy days of Summer Spring……………

 

Beacon Fell over Beacon Tarn.

 

Following the Cumbria Way back to Stable Harvey.

 

Stable Harvey Moss and a glimpse of Torver Tarn. right of centre, the next objective.

 

Torver Tarn marked on the OS map as a Reservoir (disused)......................

 

………………………once a natural tarn it was dammed long ago to provide water to a bobbin mill at Sunny Bank close to the shore of Coniston.

 

Pied Wagtail.