26th June 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Burnbanks to Shap Abbey

heading into the woods above Naddle Farm

looking north over Naddle Farm from the bridleway

in the woods above Naddle Farm

heading up over the ridge towards Swindale

looking east from near the top of the ridge

zooming in on some belted Galloway cattle with the Pennines in the distance

looking down Swindale as we descend into Swindale

the path down into Swindale

Swindale Beck from the descent path

heading down Swindale after our descent

the old barn at Tailbert

in the field above Tailbert Farm

descending to the waterworks road with Knipescar ahead

cottage at Rayside

we made a diversion to Parish Crag Bridge

on the bridge

Swindale Beck above the bridge

climbing back up from the bridge

first glimpse of Shap Abbey with Shap cement works beyond

Shap Abbey from Abbey Bridge

vertical panorama of the tower

Shap Abbey from the River Lowther