Sunday, 3rd February 2008


Walk: Staveley, Barley Bridge, Brunt Knott, Ulgraves, Gurnal Dubs, Potter Tarn, Staveley Park
Start Point: Mill Yard car park, Staveley Grid Ref: SD 470 983
Distance:  9 miles Ascent:  2,500 feet
Weather: A dry but cold day with a strong wind on the tops
Accompanied by:

John D & Keith

Comments: Despite a poor forecast the day remained dry but there was a cold wind. As there was only 3 of us we made good time and I was able to try out my new camera.


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The water gushes over the weir at Barley Bridge . . .


and provides a great backdrop to some of the buildings in Staveley


John survey the snow-capped ridges . . .


while I zoom in on Staveley


It's cold and windy on Brunt Knott, our first Outlying Fell


An unusual section of dry-stone walling


John & Keith discuss a point of interest . . .


and check out the top . . .


of Longsleddale Valley


No shelter by the building at Gurnal Dubs today . . .


but the banking provides a good lunch stop


Leaving Potter Tarn . . .


we head down past the waterfall at Side House


and again!


The pigs dash over the field to join us . . .


and this one takes quite an interest in the camera . . .


while John persuades them both to pose


The water continues down the stone strewn back


Trying out the zoom on my new camera . . .


these two ponies


were at the opposite side of the field


Seems a strange place to have a room with a balcony


St Margaret's Tower in Staveley

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