Castlerigg Stone Circle and High Rigg

Thu 15 Dec 2022

Route: Castlerigg Stone Circle - Naddle Bridge - Tewet Tarn - Low Rigg - St John's in the Vale Church - High Rigg - Nest Brow - Castle Lane - Castlerigg Stone Circle

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 1,000ft

Time: 3 hours

With: Anne


Heavy frost, no wind, wall to wall blue skies

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Castlerigg Stone Circle with the north western fells catching the first sun


Blencathra from Tewet Tarn

Looking back to Tewet Tarn

St John's in the Vale Church

Blencathra from above the church

Skiddaw Little Man and Lonscale Fell

Blencathra from High Rigg's summit

Looking south into the sun from the summit

Heading towards Sykes Farm

Heading for Nest Brow

Back at Castlerigg Stone Circle. Clough Head, The Dodds and Helvellyn in the distance

Previous Walk: Cross Fell from Kirkland (Sat 10 Dec 2022)

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