19th April 2011

this afternoon's walk: Whinlatter to Portinscale via Thornthwaite - preceded by an early morning visit to Derwentwater


the boathouse on Derwent Isle


Causey Pike seen over the south end of Derwent Isle


looking up Derwentwater from the foot of Friar's Crag ..


.. and again from the fence east of Friar's Crag showing the debris from earlier high water levels


Catbells and Friar's Crag


looking up Derwentwater as a friend canoes past


Causey Pike from Portinscale back road as I walk to the bus stop


descending through Whinlatter Forest


emerging from the thickest trees above Comb Beck - Skiddaw very hazily ahead


the hamlet of Seldom Seen with Skiddaw and Dodd ahead


approaching Thornthwaite church in the trees with Skiddaw and Dodd beyond


Thornthwaite church


blossoming trees with Skiddaw and Dodd behind


looking back along the footpath to Thornthwaite church with Barf and the bishop behind


Barf and blossom from beside the A66


looking back towards Whinlatter Forest from beside the A66


Carlside and Skiddaw from near Bog House


Skiddaw Little Man from the old A66


cherry tree at the entrance to Portinscale from the A66