Howtown to Glenridding (Ullswater shoreline)

Sun 30 Nov 2014

Route: Howtown - Ullswater - Hallinhag Wood - Sandwick - Ullswater - Silver Point - Ullswater - Side Farm - Patterdale - Glenridding village

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 500ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne and Sandra & David


Lots of blue sky and sunshine to start but clouded up a bit. No wind, dead calm.

We caught the steamer (Lady of the Lake) from Glenridding to Howtown and then walked back along the shoreline.

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Leaving Glenridding

The sun is out, the sky is blue

Passing Gowbarrow Fell

Flat calm

Turning into Howtown

The view down the lake (we are walking now!)

...and up

Approaching Sandwick

Sandwick fields

Looking back down Ullswater with Hallin Fell on the right

The pointy Catstycam with Sheffield Pike to the right

Looking across to Glencoyne

Winter birches

Looking back towards Silver Point

The Lady of the Lake approaches Glenridding

Calm as a mill pond

The Lady of the Lake heads back out again

Previous Walk: Grasmere, Loughrigg Terrace and Rydal Water (Sat 29 Nov 2014)

Next Walk: Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fell (Sat 20 Dec 2014)

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