Heughscar Hill and Whale from Askham

Fri 7 Mar 2008

Route: Askham - Heughscar Hill - The Cockpit - Moor Divock - Cop Stone - road - Helton - Whale - River Lowther - Askham

Distance: 7.75 miles

Ascent: 850ft

Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

With: On Own


Overcast with hail and rain showers

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Penrith from Heughscar Hill's summit

Little Mell Fell

Looking south up Ullswater with some snow on Helvellyn

Little Mell Fell with Blencathra behind on the left round to Carrock Fell on the right from The Cockpit

Heughscar Hill from The Cockpit

The sky above Heughscar Hill

Cop Stone, Moor Divock with Knipescar Common behind

Zooming in on Knipescar Common

The road above Heltonhead. The high point on the skyline is Loadpot Hill



The footbridge across the River Lowther between Helton and Whale

Approaching Whale

Postbox in Whale

Looking back across the valley to Helton

The River Lowther. This is where the horse and carriages enter the water in the horse driving trials at the Lowther Show

Askham Bridge across the River Lowther

Daffodils in Askham. A couple of weeks too early for the main display

Previous Walk: Birkhouse Moor and Red Tarn (Sun 2 Mar 2008)

Next Walk: Barrow from Uzzicar (Sat 8 Mar 2008)

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