26th July 2011

today's walk: Beetham to Carnforth via Whin Scar, Fairy Steps, Leighton Moss and Warton


flags greeting me on the way into Beetham


the stocks in Beetham


approaching Beetham church


the church from the road (but I wasn't really that early!)


the old Beetham Post Office


the start of the track onto Beetham Fell


a helpful waymarker in the woods


the undefined summit of Whin Scar - a subHuMP


looking down the Fairy Steps from above


on the permissive path avoiding the Fairy Steps


looking up the Fairy Steps from below


part way up the Fairy Steps


another interesting formation on the way down this limestone scar


an unusual bridge on the right of way ..


.. and the same bridge from the south


a glimpse of Haweswater from its nature trail


crossing the railway at Red Bridge


in Trowbarrow quarry - now a nature reserve


descending through The Trough


looking back up The Trough


pond in Leighton Moss from the public bird hide


Leighton Hall


ascending above Leighton Hall


Grange-Over-Sands from the top of the ridge above Leighton Hall


looking back down on Leighton Hall from the same spot


in Warton village


Carnforth railway station