8th September 2011

Wray Castle

the entrance to Wray Castle

some of the windows from outside

inside - the main staircase

a closer view of this lovely wooden staircase

alcove in one of the rooms on the ground floor ..

.. and another one

looking out from one of the ground floor rooms

looking up into the roof from the ground floor

arches on the first floor

old spiral staircase in one of the old towers

another view of arches on the first floor

looking down on the entrance hallway from the first floor

another look into the higher parts of this amazing edifice

the old scullery ..

.. and the kitchen

old dresser with Paul telling us about the history of Wray Castle

one of the outbuildings of the castle

the Langdale Pikes from the terrace of Wray Castle

on the descent to Windermere with the Fairfield horseshoe peaks in the distance

the landing stage for Wray Castle under water from the recent heavy rain

the old boathouse below Wray Castle

looking up Windermere towards Ambleside from the lake shore

Wray Castle from the lake shore

in the woods beside Windermere

another shot of Wray Castle from the south

zooming in on the Fairfield horseshoe