|Walk:||Tarn Hows, Black Crag, Cathedral Caves (Quarries) and Holme Fell|
|Start Point:||Tarn Hows||Grid Reference:||SD 327 996|
|Distance:||9.5 miles||Ascent:||2,500 feet|
|Weather:||A cold day but with bright sunshine giving way to light cloud.|
Four people did the walk although five set off. Betsy made a guest appearance to do a solo walk to Stand End and back. As for the strenuous group, after Leaving Tarn Hows our route took us to Black Crag.
Ready for the off with guest appearances by Betsy and Garry
Mid morning at Tarn Hows with clear blue skies
On top of Black Crag, one of the lower Wainwright fells
An excellent view to some of the higher fells, but which are they?
With torches at the ready, the Cathedral Caves, once owned by Beatrix Potter
and now the National Trust, can be entered via this tunnel
Yes, it is this way
It ain’t half dark in here
Little Langdale Quarries known as Cathedral Quarries or caves
This cutting leads to a high level which looks down on . . .
the lower levels of the cave
Tony and Robb looking up in amazement
Lunch with a spectacular view
Holme Fell, another of the lower Wainwright Fells
A view from Holme Fell over Coniston Water
Waterfalls on the way back up to Tarn Hows