Wednesday, 18th March 2009

             

            

 

Walk: Arnside Tower, Middlebarrow Wood, Eaves Wood and Scout Wood
Start Point: Silverdale Hotel Grid Reference: SD 460 748
Distance: 5 miles Ascent: 550 ft
Time: 3 hours    
Weather: Hazy at the start but the sun broke through giving some warmth on this, a beautiful spring morning.
Comments: A very pleasant walk via the beach and then through Middlebarrow Plain to Arnside Tower. Skirting Middlebarrow Hill by using a path through the recently coppiced Middlebarrow Wood we then passed through Eaves Woods on the way to Scout Wood and Woodwell before returning for a bite to eat at the Silverdale Hotel.

Scroll down to see photos of the walk

The shore at Silverdale

 

Arnside Tower . . .

 

and again from the north-east side

 

Middlebarrow Wood

 

Coffee and a chat

 

A fine bunch of men!

 

A pretty limestone cottage

 

Joan striding out

 

A typical limestone stile

 

Meandering in Scout Wood

 

Two learned gentlemen . . .

 

followed by . . .

 

more of the group

 

Limestone pavement forms part of the path

 

I think the photographer must gave been hiding in the bushes here!!

 

Woodwell

 

To the woods . . .

 

where spring . . .

 

has really sprung

 

Then it's on down Shore Road . . .

 

to our starting point

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