Author Topic: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19  (Read 1297 times)

April

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Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« on: 20:24:04, 30/07/19 »
No camping for us at the weekend, the weather forecast was for heavy rain and lots of it after 12pm on Saturday with the risk of flooding. We had a bimble from Keswick along the shore path toward Cat Gill.

Catbells and Causey Pike from the Keswick Boat Landings


It was quite nice weather, better than we expected, no rain and light winds with mist in places, enhancing the photos. There were very few people about at 9.30, we were surprised we thought it would be busy.

Causey Pike and Barrow


Across Derwent Water to Walla Crag and Falcon Crag


The swan put its head in the water when I took the shot, typical!

More mist on Catbells flanks


This swan was better behaved and stayed upright.

Castle Crag and boat on the lake


There were more people in boats, canoes and kayaks on the lake than people walking on the shore.

Catbells, Causey Pike and some ducks


The ducks kept us company during our lunch. We'd stopped here and had a brew and some food before returning to Keswick for our bus. We realised all the people had just come late, it was really busy on the way back. Shame the latecomers had missed the best weather. It had started raining just after 12 just like the forecast said. Our bus was late due to the traffic build up, getting in and out of Keswick was difficult. A wonder it was so busy with the weather forecast. Our walk was about six miles from the bus station - Hope Park - shore path - Cat Gill lunch spot and return. A pretty good morning walk and we didn't get wet  :)

No photos from Sunday, we did a six miler in Bitts Park and Rickerby Park along the River Eden after I ordered myself a bike in town from Halfords (nice staff, very helpful  O0). If I can manage to stay upright on it (  :-\  ) I am hoping to be able to cycle to work and back. I moved work location in May and using the bus service it is taking about one hour and 5 minutes to get to work and one hour and 20 minutes to get back, even more if the traffic is bad. On a bike it will take me 35 minutes each way. Unless I keep falling off it  ;D There are shared use pavements most of the way so I won't be affected by traffic jams. I am getting the bike on Friday and if I get enough practise on it I will be cycling to work next week.
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #1 on: 20:28:38, 30/07/19 »
So you are joining the ranks of those damn cyclists! Boooooooooo  ;D ;D Nice lake shots, 30 yrs since I been there.  :)
We're all doomed! DOOOMED I SAY!

April

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #2 on: 20:45:15, 30/07/19 »
Thanks pleb  :) It is over 40 years since I have rode a bike  :o
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #3 on: 20:49:12, 30/07/19 »
Oh Noooooooooooooooooooooo
God help us all,
drunk in charge of a bicycle  :o


Great pics Ape was a nice day, I'll get a few bandages and plasters ready for Friday  ;D
DRIP COFFINS  :D

April

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #4 on: 20:55:36, 30/07/19 »
I'll get a few bandages and plasters ready for Friday  ;D

 :o  :-\ 
"Who would've thought...... you are light and darkness coming through" words by Tim Armstrong

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DRIP COFFINS  :D

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #6 on: 21:48:16, 30/07/19 »
Lovely pics.
Good luck with the cycling. I used to be able to cycle to work years ago and loved it, what ever the time, weather or traffic the journey always took the same time.
Over hill, over dale. Thorough brush, thorough brier....
I do wander every where

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #7 on: 22:43:00, 30/07/19 »
Beautiful pictures April     :)     Good luck with the cycling!

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #8 on: 23:23:35, 30/07/19 »
Thanks pleb  :) It is over 40 years since I have rode a bike  :o
A Byker eh  O0
Only a hill but all of life to me, up there between the sunset and the sea. 
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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #9 on: 08:08:50, 31/07/19 »
Nice photos, reminds me just what I've been missing these past couple of months.

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #10 on: 08:32:46, 31/07/19 »

Good luck with the cycling, April - a great way of keeping fit.
You'll be galloping up the hills leaving Beefy in your wake.

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #11 on: 08:58:07, 31/07/19 »
I'm also getting into cycling, I started off doing it for exercise for my knee, just on my old bike. Now I've even been and brought a fancy new bike. It's very addictive.

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #12 on: 10:44:25, 31/07/19 »
Very good pictures from such a dismal day  O0

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It is over 40 years since I have rode a bike  :o

I never did. There I said it  :(

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #13 on: 19:42:59, 31/07/19 »
You'll be galloping up the hills leaving Beefy in your wake.
I am a cyclist too  ;D
Heres a short video of my homebuilt bike  O0
https://youtu.be/ZvjkEivqcVs
DRIP COFFINS  :D

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Re: Mini TR Keswick shore path walk Sat 27 Jul 19
« Reply #14 on: 19:57:25, 31/07/19 »
Lovely Pics Glad you salvaged something from the weekend April O0
I see you have taken delivery of your bike...saw you in Keswick yesterday





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