19th July 2013

this afternoon's walk: Derwentwater foot

moorhen family near the pond in the garden of the Derwentwater Hotel

looking up the River Derwent towards Derwentwater

the water level at the outflow is very low


Clough Head and Great Dodd

Grisedale Pike from Portinscale back road

this evening's walk: a patrol for the National Park in Lorton Vale

Mellbreak from our parking spot

large tree in the first field

Whit Beck looking towards Graystones

an apparently contented bull with plenty of female company

weathercock as I approach High Lorton

my continuing path with Mellbreak seen over the stile

something to report - Himalayan Balsam in Whit Beck ..

.. lots of it!



a very overgrown stile

the fieldpath to Low Swinside

looking back at Mellbreak from near Low Swinside

something else to report at High Whitbeck Bridge - the sign is pointing across the beck

evening light on Whiteside