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