Monthly Archives: September 2014

24th September 2014 – Pinks over Great Gable…

The summit of Great Gable is just shy of 3000ft high, and I was having a well-deserved sandwich at the Westmorland Cairn whilst taking in one of the finest views that my eyes had ever seen…(click to enlarge)… No-one else was about, … Continue reading

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16th September 2014 – Holy Island…

At last some long-overdue birding/twitching today – Col had twisted my arm to leave rarity-free Cumbria and head over to Holy Island on the Northumberland coast. But first we made a very quick stop at Grindon Lough where Pec Sand was … Continue reading

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7th September 2014 – Lancasters over the Solway…

One of the reasons we climbed up on to the summit of Binsey was to hopefully see the last two airworthy Lancasters which we knew were due to fly over Windermere mid-afternoon. It was all a bit pot luck though … Continue reading

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7th September 2014 – Binsey (1466ft, 447m)…

Please click on the images below for larger versions. Above: Looking back over Bassenthwaite from near to the summit. Above: Approaching the summit. Above: Over Water, the Uldale Fells, Blencathra in the far distance and Skiddaw. Above and below: Looking over … Continue reading

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6th September 2014 – Castlerigg Stone Circle

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6th September 2014 – Outerside (1863ft, 568m)…

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6th September 2014 – Barrow (1494ft, 455m)…

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