Muncaster Fell and Eskdale

A collection of Photo's from a weekend in Eskdale!

Date:   17 & 18/7/2004        Distance:   8.5 miles Day 1 and 7 miles Day 2

With :    Barb 

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DAY 1 - Boot to Ravenglass over Muncaster Fell 

The start of the walk - and this train passed as we walked along the lane towards the George IV pub 

Further along this engine crossed our path as it approached The Green station

Looking back towards Eskdale as we climbed Silver Knott

Looking down Eskdale  

Muncaster Fell summit from near Ross's Camp

The view to the coast from the summit

And looking east to Whin Rigg

The scene as we arrived at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway station

The 16.30 to Boot awaits the signal to set off

Steaming heavily as it pulls away from Ravenglass

Irton Road Station

On the turntable at Dalegarth

Little Barrow from our campsite


Looking towards Boot from the Old Mill


Eskdale Mill


DAY 2 - 18/7/2004

Today's walk took us on a low level walk from Boot along the River Esk and up to the Roman Fort mid way up Hardknott

Eskdale Church. Its in a lovely location

A bend in the River Esk just after leaving the church

Skiddaw from an unnamed tarn at Grid Ref183002

Looking towards Gate Crag from the tarn

Us at the same tarn


Doctor Bridge

Barb forces her way through the ferns on the climb up Hardknott

The Western gateway to the Roman fort

Information sign

Scafell, Scafell Pike and Great End from the Commandant's house

Eskdale from the fort


Another view to Eskdale

The Scafells from the Northern gate

Cows in Eskdale on the walk back

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