|Walk:||Staveley, Barley Bridge, Brunt Knott, Ulgraves, Gurnal Dubs, Potter Tarn, Staveley Park|
|Start Point:||Mill Yard car park, Staveley||Grid Reference:||SD 470 983|
|Distance:||9 miles||Ascent:||2,500 feet|
|Weather:||A dry but cold day with a strong wind on the tops|
|Comments:||Despite a poor forecast the day remained dry but there was a cold wind. As there was only 3 of us we made good time. I was able to try out my new camera but didn't have the opportunity to check different settings.|
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The water gushes over the weir at Barley Bridge . . .
and provides a great backdrop to some of the buildings in Staveley
John survey the snow-capped ridges . . .
while I zoom in on Staveley
It's cold and windy on Brunt Knott, our first Outlying Fell
An unusual section of dry-stone walling
John & Keith discuss a point of interest . . .
and check out the top . . .
of Longsleddale Valley
No shelter by the building at Gurnal Dubs today . . .
but the banking provides a good lunch stop
Leaving Potter Tarn . . .
we head down past the waterfall at Side House
The pigs dash over the field to join us . . .
and this one takes quite an interest in the camera . . .
while John persuades them both to pose
The water continues down the stone strewn back
We spot two ponies at the opposite side of the field . . .
and I try out the zoom on my new camera . . .
for both ponies
Seems a strange place to have a room with a balcony
St Margaret's Tower in Staveley
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