25th April 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Askham - Lowther Park - Heughscar Hill - Askham


setting off through Askham


cottages in Askham


looking back into Askham


in the woods in Lowther Park


looking down on the River Lowther


renovation work in progress on Lowther Castle


a closer look at the castle


the village of Helton seen over the River Lowther


blossom beside the track approaching Helton


lunch stop


lamb at the lunch spot ..


.. and twins of this unusual breed


heading for the open fell with Knipescar behind


the Cop Stone


a small stone circle


an unusual Y shaped wall - purpose unknown


very hazy looking up Ullswater from Heughscar Hill


Heughscar Hill summit ..


.. and again looking up Ullswater


zooming in on Askham on the descent


in Askham village


the Tea Pottery in Askham