Lockdown Local Walks

Name of walk Lockdown Local Walks
Date of walk 2021-03-02

Photos include walks along the Walney Promenades to the slag bank, Dunnerholme Rock, Thorney Nook, Cavendish Dock, Barrow Park, Abbots Wood, the sea ice on the Coast Road beaches, Birkrigg, Manjushri Buddhist Centre grounds and the Red River.

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View from the bridge to Walney Island on a run up to the top of the slag bank and back from home. (10k)

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The graving dock at the Dock Museum. Devonshire Dock Hall beyond.

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The promenade on the other side of the channel.

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View back across the channel to my house on Walney Island.

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View to Blackcombe.

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Snow on the Coniston Hills.

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Lobster pots on the run back home.

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I have a bottle of that in my cupboard!

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View from Walney Promenade out to the hills.

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Photos from a run down to Thorney Nook.

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I took Brendan for a walk walk up to Dunnerholm Rock in Askam.

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Frozen sea.

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Dunnerholme Rock.

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The old quarry in the rock.

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Someone with the initials B.S. is buried here!

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Now we both have hats that can be seen from space!

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Looking towards the cottages.

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We walk around the outside of the rock.

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We took a walk from Morrisons to Cavendish Dock.

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Roa Island and Piel Island.

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The horse and Shetland pony in the field at the bottom of our garden.

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Snow from out of my office window.

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A few walks from my 5k runs in Barrow Park. The bee sculpture above the Bug House.

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The spider sculpture.

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The frozen pond and sleeping ducks.

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Abbots Wood snowdrops.

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Furness Abbey.

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A few photos over several days of the sea ice on the Coast Road beach.

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View across Morecambe Bay to Heysham Power Station.

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View to Piel Island.

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Looking towards Roa Island and Rampside.

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A walk up to Birkrigg from The Olde Mill. Mill pond.

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Alpacas.

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Mill pond reflections.

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View from the top of Birkrigg.

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Ulverston.

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Summit cairn.

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Having my 'Julie Andrews' moment!

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Bardsea.

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Gale Monument.

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The woods on the walk back to the Coast Road.

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A walk around the Manjushri Buddhist Temple grounds. View out to the Levens viaduct.

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The cat near the temple.

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Temple.

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A pity this is on private land, it always looks interesting!

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A walk along the Red River. I never got to see the Kingfisher.

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Sheep being moved from the field at Parkhouse Farm.

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Thye cows wonder whats going on.

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Food time.

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A walk to Thorney Nook with Sue.

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Six dogs, that must be a hand full!

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A walk up to the far slag bank and back from home.

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Calm.

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Top of the first slag bank.

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View from the second.

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Looking back to Walney Island.

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Boats from Walney Promenade.

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Hopefully we can return to the mountains soon!

Jo.

 

 

 

 

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