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