Muncaster Fell from Ravenglass

Sat 5 Jan 2008

Route: Ravenglass - Roman Bath House (Walls Castle) - Newtown Knott - Muncaster Castle - Fell Lane - Muncaster Tarn - Muncaster Fell (Hooker Crag) - Muncaster Tarn - Eskdale Golf Course - Hirst Park - River Esk - Cumbria Coastal Way - Ravenglass

Distance: 9.50 miles

Ascent: 1,200ft

Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

With: Anne


Sunny intervals, dry but very windy

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The Pennington Hotel, Ravenglass

Main Street, Ravenglass

The Roman Bath House at Ravenglass, now known as Walls Castle

The remains of the beacon on Newtown Knott with Eskmeals Viaduct on the right

Ravenglass from Newtown Knott

Looking north east from Newtown Knott to Muncaster Fell

The mouth of the River Esk

The public footpath through the grounds of Muncaster Castle

Muncaster Castle

St Michael's Church, Muncaster

Fell Lane

Muncaster Tarn

There is lots of forestry work going on near Muncaster Tarn

Hooker Crag the summit of Muncaster Fell from the corner of the wood

The trig point at Muncaster Fell's summit

The Irton Pike - Whin Rigg ridge from Muncaster Fell's summit

Path down Chapel Hill

Eskdale Golf Course

Hirst Lodge

The Cumbria Coastal Way through the grounds of Muncaster Castle

Looking across the River Esk to St John's Church, Hall Waberthwaite

Reeds by the River Esk with Eskmeals Viaduct in the distance

Looking south east towards Whitfell

Ravenglass and the tide is out

The River Esk at Ravenglass

The entrance to Ravenglass from the beach


Ravenglass sunset

Previous Walk: Angletarn Pikes to Gray Crag (Sun 30 Dec 2007)

Next Walk: Eel Tarn, Eskdale (Sun 6 Jan 2008)

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