|Walk:||Stronstrey Bank, Anglezarke Reservoir, Yarrow Reservoir, Lead Mines Clough, Redmonds Edge, Great Hill|
|Start Point:||White Coppice||Grid Reference:||SD 619 190|
|Distance:||10 miles||Ascent:||1,500 feet|
|Weather:||Dry but dull with the wind becoming stronger in the afternoon|
|Comments:||Despite all the recent rain I managed to complete the walk in the dry but the swollen streams and high keveks in the reservoirs were evidence of the wet weather in the past few days.|
Signs of recent heavy rain . . .
as the bridge is in danger of being submerged
The lamb attracts my attention . . .
but sadly its front legs seem to be deformed
Water flowing into Yarrow Reservoir is at quite a high level
Yarrow Reservoir outflow . . .
where water races over the cobbles . . .
as it leaves the weir
Unusual breed of sheep
Lead Mines Clough an area of picturesque waterfalls . . .
in a rocky gorge and the site of a mine . . .
that had its heyday in the 1780s
Zooming across to the memorial to a 1943 Wellington Bomber air crash on these moors which killed six airmen
Redmond Edge, leading to . . .
This tiny lamb . . .
was calling for its mother - but no reply!
Dean Black Brook, where the waterfalls . . .
are partially man-made
as the stream bed has been adapted as it flows through a steep ravine