|Name of walk||Mini-walks, sunsets, a moon etc....|
|Date of walk||2020-08-30|
A few mini-walks to Earnse Bay, Walney Island, from home. Some sunsets, a moon art installation, and a walk along the shores of Derwent Water. None warranted their own post, so I’ve put them all together in one.
Sunset at Earnse Bay on Walney Island.
I can also watch the sunset from our summerhouse.
A walk from our house to Earnse Bay with some guests and their dogs. View to Blackcombe.
The old airport control tower.
Steve with Tess and Rosie.
Bernie with Tess and Rosie.
Tess and Walney Island Wind Farm.
One of the dog walker's paths.
Brendan, Bernie, Steve and Siobhan having a late lunch in our garden.
Fr. John came on a visit to Walney. It was pouring down, but he wasn't deterred! We walked from our house to the beach. John and Brendan.
A dog wanting to go back down on the sands.
John and me.
We walk via the dog walker's paths to the North Nature Reserve. The gate of camouflaged birds is an art installation by Art Gene called 'One For Sorrow', a War Memorial.
It is still pouring as we pass the tarns and cross from the west of the island to the east. Plenty of purple heather about.
The last tarn and the rain has eased enough to take some photos again.
We now skirt the east of the airfield.
The woodland that leads to Walney Channel.
Walking along Walney Channel, the mountains obscured by low cloud.
On the right are the slag banks. The remains of Barrow's steel industry.
View towards Jubilee Bridge. We soon head right and back home. The walk was about 4 miles.
The sheep at the bottom of my garden can be hand fed.
Tigger thinks something is funny!
A few sunset shots from the bedroom window. Looking towards Blackcombe.
Looking towards the Isle of Man.
Another walk down to the beach from our house, this time on a blue sky day. Panorama of the view from the side of the airport.
The old Control Tower.
Blackcombe from the beach.
There are horses in the field.
View to the wind farm.
Tigger on the hunt at the bottom of our garden.
Went to look at the moon at the Coronation Hall, Ulverston. The Museum of the Moon is a 7m diameter artwork installation by Luke Jerram.
If you look at this photo upside down it looks like someone has just taken a bite out of a doughnut!
Brendan does his job of being the silhouette well!
You could look from the hall, stage or balcony.
As Eric used to say to Ernie "I can see the join".
A trip to Keswick, but I didn't leave Brendan in the creche.
After shopping and lunch we walked along the lake shore of Derwent Water to the Millenium Stone and back.
Bleaberry Fell on the right.
A new board walk since my last walk along the shore.
The Millenium Stone in the water.
The modern sculpture set in Calfclose Bay was placed there to commemorate the Centenary of the National Trust in the Lake District. Carved out of a boulder of volcanic rock from the Borrowdale Valley, the unusual design represents ten segments across ten rings, a century. The high range of lake levels means a variation from total submergence to standing marooned high on the shore.