HONISTER PASS, BUTTERMERE, CRUMMOCK WATER, WHINLATTER FOREST - (30/10/04)
Page three from the Lake District.
|From Watendlath and Ashness Bridge we head towards Buttermere via the Honister Pass as shown in the photo on the left above. The Honister Pass with 1 in 4 gradients connects the Borrowdale Valley with Buttermere and at the highest point it is 1167 feet above sea level.|
|All three images above were taken from the shores of Buttermere, the photos to the centre and left show Fleetwith Pike in the background. Buttermere is a popular area for walking with a 4 mile route around the lake as well as more challenging routes including Fleetwith Pike, Haystacks, Red Pike and High Crag.|
|Crummock Water from Hause Point is shown in the centre photo above, the lake is located just to the north of Buttermere and is 2.5 miles long. The photo on the right shows a sculpture near the Visitor Centre at Whinlatter Forest Park which is to the north east of Crummock Water on our route back to Keswick.|
|Birds on the feeders are shown above at Whinlatter Forest with autumn colours in the background, right photo shows the view from the Whinlatter Pass across to Bassenthwaite Lake.|