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