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