30th October 2012

today's walk: Orrest Head


the historic footpath sign to Orrest Head described in Wainwright's Outlying Fells


heading up the very minor road towards Orrest Head


looking back down the steep zigzags on the minor road


heading along this minor road


a big beech as we bifurcate upwards towards the summit


the plaque to Arthur Henry Eastwood whose family donated this fell to public access in 1902 after his death


looking back down from the kissing gate at the memorial plaque


the view westwards from Orrest Head


zooming in over Windermere to the Langdale Pikes


someone else photographing this stupendous view from the summit


looking at the resulting picture on top of Orrest Head


the ongoing path northwards


looking down to Causeway Farm


descending to Causeway Farm


in the lane north of Orrest Head


a big oak on the path back into the woods southwards


looking back at the oak