Four Stones Hill and Haweswater

Sun 29 Jul 2007

Route: Burnbanks - Four Stones Hill - standing stones - Measand Beck - Haweswater shore path - Burnbanks

Distance: 4.50 miles

Ascent: 700ft

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

With: On Own


Sunshine and scattered clouds, a strong breeze on the top. Caught by a heavy rain shower 300m from the car at the end of the walk!

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Burnbanks, the old prefabs have now all gone and the new houses have been built and are up for sale

Haweswater Dam from above Burnbanks

Looking east towards the North Pennines from above Burnbanks


Haweswater Dam with the water level well below the top

Looking up Haweswater towards Mardale Head

View east over Knipescar Common to the North Pennines

The valley between Little Birkhouse Hill and Pinnacle Howe

Haweswater from the summit of Four Stones Hill

Zooming in on Harter Fell and the Rough Crag ridge at the head of Haweswater from the summit of Four Stones Hill

Long Grain leading onto Low Raise

The North Pennines from Four Stones Hill summit

The small tarn and the prehistoric round cairn next to Four Stones Hill

Haweswater from the two standing stones

Looking back to Four Stones Hill from the footbridge across Measand Beck

Looking towards Haweswater Dam from the path next to Measand Beck

Looking up Haweswater to Harter Fell

Previous Walk: Keswick to Newlands Hause (Sat 28 Jul 2007)

Next Walk: Carrock Pike and High Pike (Wed 8 Aug 2007)

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