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