Sunday, 8th March 2015

Walk: Staveley, Kentmere and Grassgarth
Start Point: Barley Bridge, Staveley Grid Reference: SD 470 987
Distance: 13 miles Ascent: 2,000 feet
Time: 6 hours
Weather: From cloudy to bright sunshine
Comments:

This was a fairly straight forward walk in an anti-clockwise direction on various paths, roads, open fell, tracks and fields starting in Staveley, walking around Kentmere and through Grassgarth.
Six people in all enjoying what turned out to be a nice day.

Barley Bridge

Weir at Barley in full flow

So far so good but its uphill from here

Kentmere Village with the Church in the centre and Kenmore Hall (now empty) on the left.

The Peel Tower of Kenmore Hall approx 700 years old

Kentmere Village. The ridge in the background leads up to Kentmere Pike

Seen in a barn near Grassgarth

The Langdale range of hills

Recently born and totally confused wondering where mum is

Seen in a tree on the outskirts of Staveley and enjoying the bright sunshine

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