Sunday, 12th February 2012


Walk: Latterbarrow, Witherslack, Yewbarrow, Witherslack Hall, Whitbarrow Scar, Lord's Seat, Raven's Lodge, Beck Head, Latterbarrow
Start Point: Roadside near Derby Arms Grid Ref: SD 440 829
Distance: 11.5 miles Ascent: 1,620 feet
Weather: Misty and mild with a good snow covering Time: 5.75 hours
Comments: Last time I did this walk it was a crisp frosty day with great views. Unfortunately today it was misty and mild with limited views! However the group provided good company and it was an enjoyable walk.


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Making our way through Latterbarrow . . .


there's a lot of snow underfoot


The group looks forward to a downhill bit . . .


as we walk through Lawns Wood . . .


from where we could just make out Witherslack Hall (School)


Climbing Whitbarrow Scar . . .


and looking back down to the woods


Lord's Seat . . .


where we disperse for lunch


Now which way does the wind blow?


Marie catches me on a wall stile


The group appears from the mist . . .


to take in the misty views . . .


over the A590 and the River Kent


A melting snowman - it's quite mild toay


Time for lunch


Two boats and a landing stage - but no boating today


Beck Head, where the beck flows from beneath the rock face


Some very innovative windows at Beck Head House . . .


but where are the ducks?

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