Distance: 7.00 miles
Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Sunny intervals, windy at times, very mild.
We caught the steamer from Glenridding to Howtown (extending the trip by going via Pooley Bridge) and then walked back along the shoreline. An excellent low level walk.
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Boats at Glenridding Pier
Raven at Glenridding Pier with Glenridding Dodd behind
Arnison Crag and Birks as we leave Glenridding
Looking down Ullswater
Our Ullswater steamer, 'Lady of the Lake'
Looking back up Ullswater having just passed Sandwick
The view southwest up Ullswater whilst moored at Pooley Bridge pier
Looking down Ullswater to Dunmallard Hill from under Hallin Fell
Hagg Wood (left) and The Knotts (right) with Little Mell Fell behind, middle
Sandwick Bay, Ullswater
Flooded field at Beckside Farm, Sandwick
Looking across Ullswater to Gowbarrow Fell
Looking back to a sunlit Hallin Fell
Saint Sunday Crag
Looking across Ullswater to Glenridding with the bulk of Birkhouse Moor behind
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