Sunday, 25th July 2010




Walk: From Newton, and skirting the south of Burn Fell and Beatrix to call in for an Ice Cream at the centre of Great Britain (Dunsop Bridge) before returning via Thorneyholme Hall and Knowlemere Manor and along the R. Hodder back to Newton
Start Point: Newton car park Grid Reference: SD 696 505
Distance: 9 miles Ascent: 1,000 feet

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About to depart from Newton


The first incline


Brenda gathering mushrooms for Christine H


Is this device to enable cattle to scratch their own backs?


John H collecting mushrooms for Mrs H


Approaching Burn fell and Beatrix


A large beast . . .


but he's larger


Near Lower Laithe


Into the bushes . . .


across the stream . . .


and up to the stile


Very late arrivals


A grand approach to Thornyholme Hall


Crossing the River Hodder


A disused quarry and lime kiln


Passing Knowlemere Manor


A cheeky Chappie (right)


An alternative crossing of the River Hodder

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