District walks - Gowbarrow Fell
is the bridge at Dockray. The path starts about 100 yards
along the road to the right.
This is one of the four houses at Ulcat Row, and we have started
Looking north to Great Mell Fell.
The fell-top cairn, looking north-east over Ullswater towards the
Looking further to the north. You can see Little Mell Fell,
The top plateau, with Blencathra in the distance
Penrith and the Pennines, from the top plateau.
We have now turned south-east, down the main path from the top (not
shown on my OS map), and you can see some of the high fells at the
southern end of Ullswater. This picture was taken at 5x zoom,
so they are not that close.
is without any zoom, so you can see the southern end of the
lake. Directly beyond the lake, in the centre, is St Sunday
Crag, in front of Fairfield; moving right you see Dollywaggon Pike
behind Striding Edge which leads up to Helvellyn, the highest point on
lower down, so you can see Glencoyne Park, which is where you can
admire Wordsworth's "host of golden daffodils".
trees in the foreground hide Aira Beck and Aira Force.
are some pictures of the daffodils. Samba certainly
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