Author Topic: TR - Little Langdale, Slater Bridge, Cathedral Quarry and Hodge Close  (Read 1583 times)

Seferix

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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 :)
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adalard

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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.  :)

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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  :(
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Seferix

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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...
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Welsh Rambler

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Excellent photos and TR Seferix, well done  O0  Really good video and wonderful drone views. Looked a very interesting walk.


Regards Keith

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Amazingly clear photos.


I wonder where Slater Bridge comes on the list of the worlds most photographed bridges.

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Fab photos, the views are stunning! O0
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henryb

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Fantastic photos O0  Really like the photo of Little Langdale Tarn O0

pdstsp

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Wonderful pictures of a beautiful area - thanks for posting.

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Just done a search on here after looking for posts and information on Cathedral Quarry - stunning pics and what a brilliant blog! I love the lakes when it's a clear crisp day and there is snow on the fells. We recently visited Cathedral Quarry in little langdale and had actually never heard of it until this year despite numerous visit to the Langdale area - not sure how that happened ha! We didn't have the kids on this trip but will def revisit with them


Anyway - here are some of the photos on our little walk in more warmer times!









I have to agree this old 17th century Bridge is stunning

































It's great walk and something a little different in the lakes - I don't think I have visited as impressive caves as these in the Lake District. And to get here - don't let google maps fool you and think you can drive right up to Cathedral Quarry and park the car (it does give you that impression) - technically you can drive quite close to them but it's a really narrow dirt track road with little to no parking. Instead for a short walk (ie. if you have kids) park up at Little Langdale and do a little walk form there. [size=78%]Here's a map of a cracking little walk![/size]


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I've also created a blog post to try and help planning a walk to Cathedral Quarry - which starts from Little Langdale and goes over Slater Bridge - check out https://www.hikingphotographer.uk/2020/07/cathedral-quarry-lake-district-langdale.html

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Thanks for posting, stunning pics.