Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A Walk in Coombe Woods, Armathwaite, Cumbria

Rob, Brock and I had a lovely walk in the woodlands and countryside around the village of Armathwaite in Cumbria today.

The walk is 3.7 miles long and there are some slight uphill climbs, but I would class it as easy going. Click here for a version of the walk.

[Please click on the photos to see a larger version.]

 Towering honeysuckle plant in Coombe Woods
 A view of farmland from the lane in the second stage of the walk

 A patchwork of fields with Bramble flowers in the foreground

Ploughman's lunch at the Fox and Pheasant, back in Armathwaite

The walk was most enjoyable on this warm day. Lunch at the pub was excellent, with a friendly landlord, ice cold lagers and plenty of food. Brock was given a bowl of cold water.

A photo of Brock taken in June: he's had a haircut since then!

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