22nd May 2012

today's walk: Farleton Fell - Holme Park Fell - Hutton Roof Crags - Borwick


early morning reflections in Killington Lake on the way down the M6


Townend Farm in Farleton from the start of the ascent path


looking down on Farleton from higher up the path ..


.. and again as I emerge onto the open fell


looking north from the slopes of Farleton Fell


Farleton Fell summit cairn looking to the higher Holme Park Fell


the unmarked summit of Holme Park Fell looking south to Warton Crag


limestone pavement on Holme Park Fell


looking north from the track off Holme Park Fell


quarrying westwards from near the foot of Holme Park Fell


track onto the higher Hutton Roof Crags


Hutton Roof Crags summit


the path off Hutton Roof Crags


bluebells in the forest on the way down


hawthorn blossom


beside the unrestored part of the Lancaster to Kendal canal


one of the old locks - planned for restoration


looking back at the lock


another of the old locks


a peaceful stretch of the old canal


the lock above bridge 140


bridge 140


nesting swan on the other side of the canal


Borwick Hall


the entrance gate to Borwick Hall


another canal bridge on this peaceful afternoon