The Lake District July 2008.

Thirlmere Pumphouse
The water company castle by the dam at Thirlmere.

Thirlmere Dam
Thirlmere Dam.

Other side of dam
The water test point on Thirlmere.

Helvellyn across Thirlmere
Looking towards Helvellyn from near the dam on Thirlmere.

A view of Skiddaw from near St John In The Vale.

Blencathra taken from the road between St John In The Vale and Threlkeld.

Skelgill Bank, Cat Bells and Maiden Moor from Swinside.

River Derwent 1
The River Derwent near Grange.

Derwent up river
From the same spot looking up river.

Castle Crag 1
The beautiful ravine behind Castle Crag with Derwentwater and Skiddaw in view.

Castle Crag 2
Castle Crag from further on up the path.

Castle Crag 3
Another view even further.

Castle Crag 4
And further still.

Castle Crag 4
A close up of Castle Crag showing the zig zag slate climb up to the summit.

The tiny hamlet of Rosthwaite from Lingy Bank.

MV Raven
The MV Raven preparing to dock at Glenridding on Ullswater.

Stern of MV Raven
The stern of the MV Raven at Glenridding pier.

Ullswater from Glenridding
Looking south across Ullswater from Glenridding.

MV Raven departs Glenridding
The Lady Of The Lake departing Glenridding bound for Howtown.

Moot Hall Keswick
The Moot Hall Keswick.

Basslake from Dodd Forrest
Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd Forest on a damp and overcast day.
I was hoping to see the Ospreys but saw some delightful Red Squirrels instead.


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