29th December 2010

today's walk: Castlerigg stone circle - Keswick railway footpath


Clough Head from the point where we left the bus


Dodd and Latrigg with Skiddaw in cloud behind from the lane to Castlerigg


Walla Crag from the lane


looking back down Castle Lane to the foothills of Bleaberry Fell


Clough Head from the lane


Clough Head from Castlerigg stone circle ..


.. and again from a different lot of stones


third shot southwards towards Clough Head


a new plan and viewfinder at the entrance to the stone circle


descending eastwards from the circle


the foothills of Bleaberry Fell from the descent lane


descending eastwards with Blencathra in cloud ahead


above the A66 the right of way forks right but a new permissive path goes left ..


.. to this tunnel full of sheet ice


we withdrew, crossed the A66 and descended the old right of way


bridge on the old railway now a path and cycleway


River Greta from the railway path


boardwalk bypassing a blocked tunnel and the new A66