I use Black Diamond Explorer flicklock poles and the hardened tips are now non existent.
|A good bit of Lake District slate walling|
|Whitbarrow ridge - a special location I have enthused about before|
|The unpleasantly named Cowmire Hall - home of Damson Gin.|
Unusual three storey house for this region
|...and our River Winster looking upstream from the bridge|
|Unusual gate hinge through a hole in the stone|
|Fortunately there was a footbridge to the left.|
There is an interesting Geocache here which can involve getting the feet wet
|We followed the instructions and it didn't work...|
|...then we found there were two levers and we had used the wrong one.|
I don't cease to wonder at the ever increasing complexity of gate catches. This must have cost a lot to produce and it wasn't by any means easy to use.
|Winster House with additions for holiday renting|
|Birket Houses - very secluded.|
I could not find much about it on the Internet, except that it is a listed building. I think it is split into several residences.
|"No public right of way"|
I don't think they need to worry about anybody trespassing into this gloomy brambly jungle