THIS WEEK:

Thursday 9th

St John's in the Vale and Wanthwaite Crags

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Hall's Fell and blue sky on Blencathra

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disused gate post, a short walk up to The Coach Road on Threlkeld Knotts

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gorgeous track between two dry stone walls

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the view of Threlkeld and Blencathra

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back to the Buttermere and Braithwaite fells over Castlerigg

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this is how grassy paths should be

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clouds on the Buttermere fells

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Hawthorn growing across the wall.

Wednesday 8th

A quiet and still start to the day on the lake

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fishermen setting off from Monk Coniston

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Tarn Hows

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Heather on Tom Heights

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the highest cairn on Tom Heights

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surrounded by Silver Birch

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the Grasmere fells

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Glaramara and The Pikes

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Tuesday 7th

Damp in Keswick

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Market Place, Cockermouth, before the rain

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roses in front of the Town Hall

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All Saints Church

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Mayo's Statue still standing

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one of the bridges on the Penrith to Cockermouth Railway Line, behind Aldi

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eastward towards Keswick

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the other way, heading for Great Broughton, overtaken by the BMW Showroom.

Monday 6th

Skies at High Cross at eight

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later, Tarn Foot, a walk around Loughrigg Tarn

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down with the water lillies

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locals celebrating a break in the weather

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a wild swimmer braving the waters and pike of Loughrigg Tarn.

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a ramble up to Levers Water this afternoon, to look at the water level

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full enough to permeate the fell-boots as I cross the outlet onto the dam

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some sheep-gathering going on this afternoon, by Simon's Nick

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it is good to see walkers back on the fells where they should be

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then about 6 pm. the flock has arrived in the middle of the village!

Sunday 5th

On the path from Sawrey Ground to Tarn Hows

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bright spells whipping across

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Holme Fell, the Tilberthwaite Fells and Pike o'Blisco

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sun on the Yewdale Fells

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Wetherlam from the top car park

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drainage could be better for the cattle grid.

Saturday 4th

On the pier at Arnside

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the Kent Viaduct

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Crooklands, a green Lancaster Canal

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not the best weather for campers

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worse than the weather for the campers, the Crooklands Hotel doesn't open for another week.

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