Howtown to Glenridding (Ullswater shoreline)

Mon 7 May 2012

Route: Howtown - Ullswater - Hallinhag Wood - Sandwick - Ullswater - Silver Point - Ullswater - Side Farm - Patterdale - Glenridding village

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 500ft

Time: 2 hours 35 minutes

With: Anne


Beat the rain.

We caught the steamer from Glenridding to Howtown and then walked back along the shoreline.

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Lady of the Lake at Glenridding Pier as we depart on Raven

Heading down the lake, Gowbarrow Fell ahead

Approaching Howtown pier, Western Belle departing

Looking down Ullswater, the conical Dunmallet in the distance

Swinburn's Park, Hagg Wood (centre) and The Knotts (right) with Little Mell Fell behind, on the far side of Ullswater

Lots of colour in the trees

Approaching Kailpot Crag

In Hallinhag Wood

Sandwick Bay

Townhead Cottage at Sandwick

Bridge over Scalehow Beck

At times the path is high above the lake

Looking back to Hallin Fell

Lakeside path

Looking across to Sheffield Pike

St Sunday Crag

Looking back along the path towards Silver Point

Glenridding on the far side of Ullswater

Approaching Side Farm

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