29th March 2013

today's walk: round Buttermere

start of the walk at the Fish Inn

the lane to the lake

Fleetwith Pike from the lakeshore

looking up Buttermere to Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks from the lakeshore path at the foot of the lake

High Crag and High Stile from the lakeshore path

looking down the lake to Mellbreak

looking over the lake to Haystacks

Fleetwith Pike and Warnscale Bottom as I near the head of Buttermere

Haystacks from the same spot

panoramic shot towards the head of Buttermere

High Crag and Burtness Comb seen across the head of Buttermere

looking up Warnscale Beck to Haystacks ..

.. and across it to Fleetwith Pike

one Belted Galloway being followed by some Highland cattle looking back towards Warnscale Bottom

two of the Highland cows

the farmer has dropped some hay for them close to the path

looking down Buttermere towards Grasmoor and Whiteless Pike

looking back along the lakeside path

looking east over the lake to High Snockrigg and Robinson

looking back up the lake again as I rejoin the path along its foot

High Crag and High Stile

the path from Buttermere village to Crummock Water shore

the river flowing into Crummock Water with Mellbreak across the lake