Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Category: Keswick

  • Castlerigg Stone Circle

    Castlerigg Stone Circle

    My early morning run took in the Castlerigg Stone Circle, a 4,500 year old monument built by the earliest farming communities who took advantage of the fertile lands of the valley bottoms. Castlerigg is particularly impressive, giving a 360° panorama of the surrounding fells. This is a view south up the tiny Naddle valley. It’s…

  • Derwent Water

    Derwent Water

    A day of dramatic skies and swirling clouds. Who needs fireworks? Derwent Water is the third-largest lake in the Lake District. Derwent Island is its largest island and was once owned by Fountains Abbey. Today it is a National Trust property and is the lake’s only inhabited island. Open Space Web-Map builder Code