Author Topic: TR - Little Langdale, Slater Bridge, Cathedral Quarry and Hodge Close  (Read 787 times)

Seferix

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 81
We went on a superb walk through Little Langdale to Little Langdale Tarn and Slater Bridge. The bridge has to be one of the most picturesque in the whole lake district and dates from the 16th Century! The route continued to Cathedral Quarry and its mighty cavern before heading over to Hodge Close Quarry which is spectacular.


Distance: 7.88km (4.89 Miles)
Ascent: 200m (656ft) Approx
Time: 3 Hours 26 Minutes


Full Walk Report Here (Lots of Photos!): http://www.lakedistrict-walks.co.uk/2018/February/02.02.2018_Little_Langdale.html
Video (Some breathtaking scenic shots! :) Please like and subscribe): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDKFu7y8a3U&t=16s



The view of Wetherlam and Great Carrs from the start of the walk through Little Langdale.



Heading down to Little Langdale Tarn and Slater Bridge.



Little Langdale Tarn.



Slater Bridge.



Inside Cathedral Quarry.



Hodge Close Quarry.



Beautiful Little Langdale.


Thanks for looking :)
214 Wainwrights Completed Once, 173 a Second

Youtube Channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCMk8fw1H8m1Mm8jl9kjaDLQ
Website: www.lakedistrict-walks.co.uk

adalard

  • Veteran Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1142
Just stunning pictures, Seferix - and even more so when viewed on your website as opposed to on here.  I hope people reading this follow the link to your blog, they're missing a treat if they don't!  O0


And I agree, that ancient bridge is beautiful and very distinctive.  :)

April

  • Veteran Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5481
Yes, stunning photos (as usual) on your blog  O0

The sign makers must have got the name of the bridge wrong when they added an "s". It is Slater Bridge on the OS map and almost everywhere else you find it named.

I love this area, it is a spectacular place. Some people think Tilberthwaite and Hodge Close would be a good place for a zip wire. Because it has a quarry. Now imagine going there and hearing people screaming and shouting during your walk. Let us hope it never happens  :(
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

Seferix

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 81
Just stunning pictures, Seferix - and even more so when viewed on your website as opposed to on here.  I hope people reading this follow the link to your blog, they're missing a treat if they don't!  O0


Thank you Adalard :)


Yes, stunning photos (as usual) on your blog  O0

The sign makers must have got the name of the bridge wrong when they added an "s". It is Slater Bridge on the OS map and almost everywhere else you find it named.

I love this area, it is a spectacular place. Some people think Tilberthwaite and Hodge Close would be a good place for a zip wire. Because it has a quarry. Now imagine going there and hearing people screaming and shouting during your walk. Let us hope it never happens  :(


It would be horrible. I just don't see why a zipwire is needed anywhere in the lakes at all...
214 Wainwrights Completed Once, 173 a Second

Youtube Channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCMk8fw1H8m1Mm8jl9kjaDLQ
Website: www.lakedistrict-walks.co.uk

Welsh Rambler

  • Veteran Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 557
Excellent photos and TR Seferix, well done  O0  Really good video and wonderful drone views. Looked a very interesting walk.


Regards Keith

Ridge

  • Veteran Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5905
Amazingly clear photos.


I wonder where Slater Bridge comes on the list of the worlds most photographed bridges.
Over hill, over dale. Thorough brush, thorough brier....
I do wander every where

sunnydale

  • Veteran Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 8103
Fab photos, the views are stunning! O0
***Happiness is only a smile away***

henryb

  • Veteran Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1243
Fantastic photos O0  Really like the photo of Little Langdale Tarn O0

pdstsp

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 410
Wonderful pictures of a beautiful area - thanks for posting.