Wednesday, 28th April 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Bigland Tarn
Start Point: Cartmel Grid Reference: SD 378 788
Distance: 9 miles Ascent: 600 feet
Time: 5.5 hours    
Weather: Fine & sunny, very warm
Comments: 17 walkers enjoyed good, scenic views, varied landscape with sound paths underfoot.

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Gather round for the start

 

A steady trot, perhaps a canter, over the race-course

 

A nice little tarn . . .

 

for a coffee stop

 

Around Bigland Tarn . . .

 

and looking back

 

Lunch at Bigland Heights . . .

 

overlooking the River Leven estuary and out to Morecambe Bay

 

Grassgarth on the Cumbria Coastal Way

 

Tea break on Ellerside . . .

 

and Bill surveys the Leven viaduct

 

Striding for home along the Cumbria Coastal Way

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