Sunday, 23rd May 2010




Walk: Stone Arthur and Alcock Tarn
Start Point: Lay-by on A591 soon after Swan Hotel, Grasmere Grid Reference: NY 337 087
Distance: 8 miles Ascent: 2,300 feet
Weather: Fine and hot

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It's a steady climb


Approaching Stone Arthur, as we look down to Alcock Tarn


Coffee stop on Stone Arthur


Sheepfold by Rydal Beck 300 metres below


Time for some paddling at Alcock Tarn . . .


or just enjoy the sunshine


Descending towards Grasmere . . .


and looking back to Grey Crag


Regrouping by a small pool


Looking up to the Lion and the Lamb


Our Lady of the Wayside (A591)

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