Binsey - Lake District Walk

Tuesday 6th July 2010

An early evening stroll delayed due to the afternoon rain. A popular location for an evening stroll judging by the number of people we saw whilst we were there.

Start: Binsey Cottage (NY 2355 3510)

Route: Binsey Cottage - Binsey - Binsey Cottage

Distance: 1.5 miles     Ascent: 215 metres      Time Taken: 1 hour

Terrain: Good path.

Weather: Cool and overcast, with a strong wind on the top.

Pub Visited: Royal Oak, Braithwaite    Ale Drunk: Jennings Cumberland

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The broad track to Binsey's summit.


Skiddaw massif.

Uldale Fells

The Uldale Fells across Over Water.

Binsey's trig

Binsey's trig point. It was difficult to stand still in the strong wind at the top.

Binsey's summit

Plenty of landmarks on Binsey's summit, a shelter, trig and a cairn in this shot alone.

Solway Firth

Scotland across the Solway Firth from West Crag.


Heading back towards the trig.


The sun appears to be shining on the other side of Bassenthwaite.

Coledale Fells

Sunlight brightens up Barrow.


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