Sunday, 18th February 2018

Walk: Castle Bank, Eaves Wood, Hawes Water, Yealand Storrs, Leighton Hall, Leighton Moss, Jack Scout
Start Point: Shore Road, Silverdale Grid Reference: SD 460 748
Distance: 9.8 miles Ascent: 700 feet
Time: 5 hours
Weather: A dry calm day perfect for walking.

12 Walkers set out from Shore Road crossing the Headland and onto  Castle Bank. We entered the footpath into Eaves Wood taking a circle of Hawes Water where we stopped for coffee. On across fields and the area of Gait Barrows making for the short road stretch through Yealand Storrs. Once again taking an uphill footpath from the road to enter a wooded path taking us up into Leighton Hall Estate for our lunch stop. Down from Leighton Hall we met the Silverdale road where we took a pathway across Leighton Moss to arrive at the shoreline and our route below the Headland, we then picked up the area of Jack Scout and our roadway back to Shore road

Leader gets ready

Heading out to Castle Bank

 Estuary Contours from the Headland

Into Eaves Wood

Coffee overlooking Hawes Water

Field crossing at Gait Barrows

Boot Inspection

Lunch stop

Lunch stop

Peter Lane Kiln

Old spot at play

Approaching shoreline chimney

On the slopes

Homeward Bound via Jack Scout

Return to 2018 Diary