Wednesday, 8th October 2008


Walk: Warton, Warton Crag, Three Brothers, Leighton Hall, Leighton Moss, Red Bridge, Waterslack, Hawes Water, Yealand Storrs, Cringlebarrow Wood, Hyning Wood
Start Point: Quarry car park, Warton Grid Ref: SD 497 724
Distance: 10 miles Ascent: 1,200 ft
Weather: A sunny day, mainly warm but a cool breeze at times
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Comments: From the small quarry car park the path led up the limestone terraces to the beacon. A clear path headed from the beacon and trig point through Strickland Wood and down to Occupation Road. After passing Leighton Hall Holme Farm we crossed Leighton Moss and the railway line at Red bridge where we spotted an unusual garden feature - a blue beetle (car). The nature trail at Haweswater provided a good spot for lunch then we walked through Yealand Hall Allotment and on to Cringlebarrow Wood. Just before leaving the wood we spotted a lime kiln that was worth exploring. It was then a short walk through Warton and back to the car.


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Grange from the path up the limestone terraces


Warton Beacon


Beacon and trig point . . .


and again


Summer Hill Wood


Leighton Hall . . .


and again


Leighton Moss from the causeway


Railway track at Red Bridge


An unusual garden feature!


Hawes Water


Limestone pavement in Yealand Hall Allotment


Holmepark Fell


From near Yealand Hall we can just see Ingleborough


This Red Admiral . . .


kindly stayed still long enough . . . .


for us to zoom in on it


Hyning Wood lime kiln, near the end of the woods


Information board


Zooming in on the detail . . .


and again . . .


and once more

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