Arrived at 3.00 pm at Croft Corner via Alston and walked into Applethwaite village on the evening.
View looking down Raven Lane in Applethwaite
Sunday walk into Keswick and down to Friars Crag and back via the path to Skiddaw. Called into the Viridian Gallery to see the work of Bill Talyor.
The gallery owner and artist Diane Gainey said Bill was due in sometime that day but we could not wait as we had to continue our walk.
Also work by Diane Gainey
Barn at Udderskiddaw near Applethwaite
Castle Crag from Friars Crag over Derwent Water.
Monday - Rain on the morning- walked to Millbeck after it cleared along the footpaths and back along the road.
Tuesday- Another walk to Millbeck along the bottom footpath and up the valley above the village for lunch at seat overlooking the Derwent Valley. Returned back along the road to Croft Corner.
Map of walk to Millbeck
Sketch of the Old Post Office at Applethwaite
Sketch of The Farm at Millbeck.
View from the seat above Millbeck looking south to Derwent Water
Wednesday. Drive to Maryport and it started to rain and never stopped all day. Then on to Workington and lunch in the car overlooking the harbour- still raining. We were joined by a heron which seems very tame.
Thursday. Park in the layby on the A66 after Keswick at Newlands Beck Bridge and walked around Braithwaite.
Walk from Great Wood car park £5.50 for four hours-crazy price after yesterday was free.
Walked south to Ashness Bridge and lunch at Surprise View and down via Watendlath beck and along the road back to car.
Map from Memory Map.
Left 9.00 am and back home by lunch after shopping at Sainsburys at Bishop Auckland.
Excellent week at Croft Corner, accommodation was spot on and our hosts very friendly.