Author Topic: TR Springs Wood, Great Wood and Derwent Water Sat 22 Dec 18  (Read 274 times)

April

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We slept in on Saturday and didn't get into Keswick until 12.15pm. It wasn't a bad day, there was a threat of rain in the air, the cloud was capping the higher fells but we still had some views. We walked along Springs Road and up through Springs Wood.

Catbells from Springs Wood


The wind made its presence felt the higher we got. We didn't fancy getting blown about on Walla Crag so we turned right into Great Wood instead.

Beefy and Squeaky on the path through Great Wood


Fungi in Great Wood


Beefy and Squeaky enjoying the walk


From Great Wood we descended to Derwent Water and we walked back toward Keswick but stopped for a late lunch by the shore.

Raven Crag from our lunch stop


Catbells and Maiden Moor


It was cold though in the wind so we didn't stop that long. Not a bad view for our lunch  :)

Catbells and Causey Pike from Keswick Boat Landings


Our route was Keswick - Springs Road - Springs Wood - Great Wood - Derwent Water shore path - Keswick 8km with 181m ascent. We enjoyed the walk, good enough for the time we had left of the day after we had dragged ourselves out of bed  :D
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

Ridge

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Looks lovely, though chilly.
The last pic is great  O0
Over hill, over dale. Thorough brush, thorough brier....
I do wander every where

pleb

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Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Innominate Man

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Splendid. Thanks fo sharing both days with us.
I wish I could have a walk like that after a late/idle morning   O0   
We were last in Keswick in September and mooching around the back streets - pondering whether it was the kind of place I (we) could live. Despite all of it's attractions it is the glut of people like me that spoil it: Visitors/tourists would go straight on the banned list  ;D
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Only a hill but all of life to me,
Up there, between the sunset and the sea.  Geoffrey Winthrop Young.

beefy

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Great pics Ape O0
Was a good day, a tad cold tho especially at lunchtime  ;D
DRIP COFFINS  :D

Dovegirl

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Lovely photos April and good to see Squeaky taking you and beefy for a walk    :)

pdstsp

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Wow, lovely pictures , even on a cold cloudy day it looks good. 

April

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Thanks everyone and yes Dovegirl, Squeaky did take us for a walk again  :)
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong