Sunday, 27th November 2011

   

            

 

Walk: Milnthorpe, Beetham, Fairy Steps & River Kent
Start Point: Milnthorpe car park Grid Reference: SD 491 814
Distance: 7 miles Ascent: 1,050 feet
Time: 4.25 hours    
Weather: Fine and sunny
Comments: Our group of 19 set off through the Deer Park heading for Beetham and on towards Hale before joining the Limestone Link through the woods to the Fairy Steps for lunch. From there we made our way to the estuary near Sandside to walk along the River Kent before returning to the Deer Park.

Scroll down to see photos of the walk

Entering the Deer Park . . .

 

with the deer close by . . .

 

as we make our way uphill . . .

 

and down to the paper mill . . .

 

and the Parish Church . . .

 

at Beetham

 

It is  quite a squeeze

 

Beetham Hall

 

On the Limestone Link

 

Through Slack Head . . .

 

to the Fairy Steps with a view of Arnside . . .

 

for a lunch stop

 

Milnthorpe Sands near Sandside

 

Now you know

 

It' boot cleaning time

 

We make our way along the River Kent . . .

 

as it makes its way to Morecambe Bay

 

Dallam Tower in the Deer Park

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