Thornthwaite 2015 (Sept) Gallery

Digital photographs taken while staying at our base in Thornthwaite, nr. Keswick, September 2015

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Sunday 13th - Stile End and Barrow

 

Skiddaw from Stile End ascent

 

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Stile End top

 

on the descent from Barrow: retrospect into the sun of Stile End with Grisedale Pike on the far side of Coledale

 

from the same spot:  Skiddaw with Braithwaite below

 

Tue 15th - Grisedale Pike

 

looking back along the NE ridge 

 

 

 

 

 

Lord's Seat (3.6km/2 miles)

 

looking west to Grisedale Pike's north ridge, Hobcarton End

 

alternate view

 

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Wed 16th p.m.  -  up through the forest to

Barf ...... and then to Lord's Seat 

 

from the forest road approaching the Sayer's viewpoint  

 

 

 

from the forest road approaching the Sayer's viewpoint - wider view

 

Keswick, Derwent Water and the Helvellyn range from the Sayers viewpoint

 

alternative view

 

 

 

 

Bassenthwaite Lake and the SE crags of Barf from the forest top road

 

where the Barf footpath from the Swan Hotel enters the dark forest to join the forest road with the Vale of Keswick and Clough Head in sunlight

 

16x9 crop from the pine trees panorama

 

sheep alert as we approach the top. The view across Bassenthwaite Lake to Binsey with Scotland on the horizon

 

the panorama from Barf

from Criffel across the Solway in Scotland; nearby Sale Fell (the green pasture of Lothwaite just visible); distant Binsey; Bassenthwaite Water below; Skiddaw directly in front of us, of course; the Helvellyn range

beyond Keswick and Derwent Water; to, at far right, CatBells & High Spy, with the twin peaks on the far horizon of Bowfell and Esk Pike; and finally Causey Pike with the Whinlatter Forest covering Ullister Hill close by

 

 

view SE from Barf summit

 

Keswick, Derwent Water with the Helvellyn massif beyond.

 

alternative view

 

Causey Pike (6km/3.7miles) from Barf summit.

Layers of hills in the distance: High Spy (10.8km/6.75miles) with Glaramara (16.6km/10.3miles) behind; Bowfell (20km/12.6miles) ; then Allen Crags in front of Esk Pike  (19.3km/12.3 miles); Dale Head behind Causey Pke.

(tech note: HDR image + centre band of heather from regular ACR processing)

Keswick, Derwent Water and the Helvellyn range from Barf

 

Keswick from Barf 

 

Helvellyn (17km/10.66 miles) from Barf summit

 

Lord's Seat

 

 

panorama of Skiddaw, the Vale of Keswick and the Helvellyn massif (from RAW adjusted files)

 

 

16x9 crop from the above panorama : Skiddaw with Barf in Lord's Seat shadow in the near ground

 

(HDR processed image)

 

Grisedale Pike from Lord's Seat

 

seen on the descent : late evening (7pm) panorama from the Sayer's viewpoint showing how the trees are fast growing up to obscure the view 

 

Keswick Main Street and Town Hall

 

Keswick Main Street and Town Hall 

the classic postcard view of Keswick's Main Street and its Town Hall

(this scene, as it's been over the last 140 years, can be seen HERE )

 

Thornthwaite Church

Just had to re-visit this pretty little village church to photograph the amazing yew tree arch at its entrance:

 

                

 

 

 

 

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