Wintery Grasmere Walk

Up till now it can only have been described as a rather wet miserable winter. Nothing like the last few years where we have had a really good amount of snow. However things changed earlier this week and I was able to get out and about around Rydal and Grasmere.

Snowy Grasmere

Snowy Grasmere

The cloud was right down and it was debatable whether it would be brighter higher up but it was nice to get out without being rained on!.

Rydal Water

Rydal Water

A watery sunshine was trying to break through the mist.

Rydal

Rydal

I decided to wander up by Rydal caves and then decide which direction to continue in.

Across Rydal

Across Rydal

Gradually I was getting above the low cloud and arrived at a snowy Rydal caves.

Rydal Caves

Rydal Caves

Hardly a soul about. Crisp snow not too trampled yet.

Loughrigg

Loughrigg

Just a couple of folk on the horizon, and now well above the clouds.

Above the clouds

Above the clouds

Time to head back down to Grasmere.

Heading to Grasmere

Heading to Grasmere

It looked very cold down in the valley, it’s amazing how it can vary from one vale to the next.

Across the Lake

Across the Lake

It was starting to look very grey in the direction of Dunmail Raise. Allan Bank standing out across the lake.

Towards Allan Bank

Towards Allan Bank

The best part of the day had been and gone and it was getting very chilly. Time to head home for a warm drink.

Grasmere

Grasmere

This walk was earlier in the week and the snow has lain on the hills. It was forecast that we were going to have huge amounts of snow over night last night, however we seem to have escaped the worst and the heavy snow has been centred on Wales, Bristol and the South. It is just very, very cold and now icy underfoot. More snow forecast for the weekend. Watch this space….

Snowy Grasmere

Snowy Grasmere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5 responses to “Wintery Grasmere Walk”

  1. Kathleen Clark says :

    the reflections in your photos are really something. lovely.

  2. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words says :

    Wonderful Photos….
    it’s sunny here , so I liked feeling winter through your photos
    Thank you for sharing
    Take Care…
    )0(
    ladyblue

  3. mvconnolly1 says :

    I love this site. I have copied a photo from it into my website. If I credit you will this be ok? Do let me know, thanks.
    http://www.matthewconnolly.co.uk/my-heart-leaps-up/

    • cragchris says :

      Am glad you liked the blog and photos. Delighted you would like to use an image. This is my personal blog about Grasmere and delighted to share any images on the site as long as they are credited to myself Christine Shaw. I love sharing our wonderful village with others.

  4. mvconnolly1 says :

    Thanks Christine!

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