Wednesday, 23rd June 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Round route through Beetham - Holme and return
Start Point: Kings Arms Pub, Hale, Nr Milnthorpe Grid Reference: SD 505 787
Distance: 5.8 miles Ascent: Small
Time: 3 hours    
Weather: Fine and sunny to start then cloud at finish
Comments: Easy walk with 28 members and 3 guests. Good pub food at reasonable price

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Ian gives his pep talk

 

Pub sign at the Kings Arms . . .

 

where we had lunch

 

Departing from Beetham

 

Rustic sign

 

Ruins at Beetham Hall

 

Passing through Beetham . . .

 

and past the church

 

The flowers brighten up the hedgerow

 

Hope nothing comes round the corner!

 

A basic ingredient for Elderflower Wine

 

Tree-scape

 

Sweet smelling Honeysuckle

 

Green Lane

 

Bridge over the River Bela

 

Single file please

 

Find the railway bridge

 

Thirst quenchers

 

A male group . . .

 

and a Ladies group

 

Walking beside the canal . . .

 

we spot eight cygnets with mum and dad . . .

 

before passing under the bridge at Holme

 

A word of warning . . .

 

but where are the calves?

 

Wayside boundary stone . . .

 

and a memorial to John Taylor, once President of the Latter-day Saints

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