Thornthwaite 2015 (May) Gallery

Digital photographs taken while staying at our base in Thornthwaite, nr. Keswick, September 2015.

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Sun 3rd - Keswick Half Marathon


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Sat 2nd - Whinlatter Forest above Comb Beck




The Comb Beck seen on the path up to the forest from Thornthwaite


in the forest approaching the old Mill Dam


Mon 4th - Dodd


view to Clough Head and Great Dodd from our early morning end-of-dog-walk


Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd's outlying spur. Two people can be seen on the actual summit.


from the same viewpoint : the Dodds and Helvellyn (l); Keswick, Derwent Water (c); Newlands and the North-Western fells (r).




Wed 6th  - Seat How


early morning rain and clouds sweeping over Little Man herald a bad weather day ahead - fortunately things clear up later and we set off up through the forest to Seat How


Grisedale Pike









Causey Pike from Seat how


Thurs 7th - Grisedale Pike



Skiddaw from high in the Hospital Plantation where the ATB track cuts the forest road



Skiddaw and Blencathra from Swirl How



Crag Hill and, below in the valley, the Force Crag mine, Force Crag above it - Coledale Hause & Grasmoor off to the right

(from the steep final ascent to Grisedale Pike summit)


Grisedale Pike summit view





descending Hobcarton End


retrospect of Grisedale Pike


final descent before entering the forest - the Whinlatter Pass road can now be seen below


from beside the last rocky outcrop seen in the previous picture - the view north-west over the Whinlatter Pass to the Solway Firth and Scotland


end of the day back in Thornthwaite


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