Derwent Water's eastern shore

Sun 10 Aug 2008

Route: Lodore Landing Stage, Derwent Water - Lodore Falls - Kettlewell - Barrow Bay - Calfclose Bay - The Ings - Friar's Crag - The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Distance: 3.75 miles

Ascent: 50ft

Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

With: Anne, Mum and Dad


Amazingly it stayed dry and we even saw the sun towards the end of the walk.

We caught the launch down to Lodore and walked back after lunch at the hotel and visiting Lodore Falls.

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Keswick landing stages in the rain, I'm inside a launch and dry!

The Jaws of Borrowdale from our Dewernt Water launch

Approaching Lodore

Lodore Falls

Safely off the road on the permissive path between Lodore and Kettlewell


Between the water and the road

Heading for Barrow Bay

The Skiddaw fells from Barrow Bay, Derwent Water

Falcon Crag

Ashness Gate landing stage

Derwent Water shoreline

Looking across Derwent Water to Causey Pike

The Hundred Year Stone, Calfclose Bay, the lake level is high for August

Looking up Derwent Water from the Lions Seat

Causey Pike

The path through The Ings is flooded in places

The very top of Castle Head briefly catches some sun

Looking across Derwent Water to Causey Pike

Friar's Crag, Derwent Water

Looking up Derwent Water from near Friar's Crag

The heather is out on Carl Side

Back at Keswick landing stages

Previous Walk: Claife Heights (High Blind How) (Fri 8 Aug 2008)

Next Walk: Great Calva and Knott (Fri 15 Aug 2008)

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