Last Autumn I took to the fells over Derwentwater in what can only be described as classic Autumn weather. Even someone without much ability as a photographer was able to capture a rare selection of images on a walk I will never forget.
I have written this blog in a hope that it may inspire people to visit and walk in the Lakes, Dales or North York Moors over the Autumn months (the moorlands of Yorkshire have equally extraordinary colours in the lower sun) even though darkness is starting to fall earlier, temperatures are falling and for many there is a tendency just to retreat to the fireside.
The walk itself is from Little Town in the Newlands Valley near Keswick and takes in the Wainwright fells of Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Maiden Moor and Catbells but on a day such as this could have been done anywhere! . For the normal walk description with route details click here.
Approaching Little Town in the Newlands Valley
Passing the church near Newlands
The track that leads up to Robinson, the 1st fell on the circuit
Up on the ridge of Robinson
Views from the summit of Dalehead
A lovely little find, Dalehead Tarn
On the ridge overlooking Borrowdale
My own favourite from Maiden Moor
Looking over Catbells to Skiddaw
Towards Blencathra over Derwentwater and Keswick
On the way down Catbells with a lowering sun
Track under Catbells returning to Little Town
Each photo has not been enhanced in any way – the colours are what they were. Who could not want to be walking in this, perfect!
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