|Walk:||Slape Lane, Pickles Wood, Storth Wood to Dalton. Around Lime Kiln Plantation Burial Ground to Harry Wood, Dalton Old Hall and Farm, Coat Green then return to Dalton Lane and main road to the King’s Arms.|
|Start Point:||The Kings Arms, Burton in Kendal||Grid Reference:||SD 530 763|
|Distance:||5.5 miles||Ascent:||500 feet|
|Weather:||Cloudy and overcast but fairly warm. A chilly wind at itmes.|
Nineteen walkers arrived today and were welcomed by the landlord who suddenly realised that he had to cope with two groups for lunch!! His team did very well, as we arrived as the regular Pensioner’s group were just finishing off.
Wild flowers in abundance, the common spotted orchid
The charcoal burner provided a backdrop for portraits of Vera, Stewart and Judith
No show without Punch (Des! ) and John being a sophisticated back marker. Thank you
Wild cows, or part of the herd of naturalised cows . . .
in Storth Wood above the hamlet of Dalton
Enjoying our break above Dalton
June has brought plenty of layers - removing a few!
Margaret and Ann share a tree stump whilst young SUSAN shows her age!
A shady spot with Billy no mates keeping his own counsel.
Dalton Old Hall - note the round chimney stack.
Hairy beasts! Rather cuddly but the lamb is a standard breed.
Sadly it had a badly broken leg which wasn’t splinted?
I wonder what breed these are?
Thankfully this path had dried out fully in the lovey dry weather
over the weekend. It was a quagmire only 5 days before.