Elterwater and Little Langdale

Tue 8 Jul 2008

Route: Elterwater village - Elter Water - River Brathay - Skelwith Force - Woodburn Bridge - Colwith Force - High Park - Stang End - Cathedral Quarry - Slater Bridge - Dale End - Elterwater village

Distance: 5.75 miles

Ascent: 600ft

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

With: On own



On the way to the start of the walk I called in on Louise and Sean McMahon's Love the Lakes store in Bowness for some goodies.

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Love the Lakes, Ash Street, Bowness on Windermere

The Langdale Pikes can just be made out across Elter Water

The River Brathay

Skelwith Force

Skelwith Force, lots of water after all the recent rain

Woodburn Bridge (built Nov 2006) over the River Brathay above Skelwith Force

Lingmoor Fell comes into view

Heading for Colwith with Wetherlam in cloud

The path to Colwith Force

Colwith Force

Colwith Force

Looking down Colwith Force

High Park with Lingmoor Fell behind

Cathedral Quarry window

The pillar in Cathedral Quarry

Slater Bridge, Little Langdale

If only we had been allowed to keep our fleeces!

Little Langdale Tarn

The Britannia, Elterwater

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