Barf and Lord's Seat

Sun 20 Jan 2002

Route: Thornthwaite - Beckstones Gill path - Barf - Lord's Seat - Whinlatter Forest - Thornthwaite

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 1,640ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


The weather forecast was for gale force winds on the high fells again but with the rain clearing from the north. We had a mild and dry walk in the afternoon but it was very windy on the tops.

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Swan Hotel, Thornthwaite

The Bishop, Barf

The top of the rock step on the path up Beckstone Gill

Lord's Seat from Barf summit

360 Panorama from Barf's summit

Barf with the Skiddaw Fells behind from Lord's Seat summit

Causey Pike, Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Lord's Seat summit

Panorama - Barf, Skiddaw Fells, Vale of Keswick and Derwent Water from Whinlatter Forest

Keswick, Helvellyn range and Derwent Water from Whinlatter Forest

The Bishop, the Swan Hotel and Bassenthwaite Lake from Whinlatter Forest

Previous Walk: Holme Fell (Sat 19 Jan 2002)

Next Walk: Kentmere Horseshoe (Sun 27 Jan 2002)

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