Holme Wood

Holme Wood

Western Lake District

Route: Holme Wood Loweswater

Area: Western Lake District

Date of walk: 18th November 2015

Walkers: Andrew and Gilly

Distance: 4.1 miles

Ascent: 800 feet

Weather: Mostly cloudy, very windy, some light rain

Yet more awful weather this morning – torrential rain and gale force winds – and it seemed as though our walking boots would have a rest day. After lunch though the rain finally stopped and there was time for a short local walk

Without ado we drove over to Loweswater and parked in the small National Trust car park at Maggie’s Bridge. There was an all too brief burst of sunshine as we followed the track through High Nook Farm

Just before the tarn we turned uphill along the terraced path which skirts the top of Holme Wood. We then left the path to descend into Holme Wood, which is well managed by the National Trust. After admiring Holme Force, which was on top form after all the recent rain, we walked along the shore of Loweswater back to the start

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