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8th to 18th May 2015 - Durness and Northern Scotland

 A few pre 2000 pictures of North West Scoland and Cape Wrath can be found on pages four (Cape Wrath) and six (Plockton).

     

We up in the Lakes on holiday and the youngsters wanted to climb a big fell. Gareth was seven and Jenna four when we attempted Blencathra via the rocky Halls Fell ridge

     
1960's photos Ann and Helen Forlin

Downloadable pictures for Helen now back in Australia

     

. . . and a few historic local photos . . .

The Smithy and Smithy Cottage from the field alongside the Vicarage

Looking up Crummock Water, with Grasmoor on the left followed by Whiteless Pike and Robinson Fell.

The "Old Post Office" would be Gillerthwaite, seen here in the trees above The Smithy.

 

St Batholemews Church and the Kirkstile Inn

with the houses of Low Park and then Great Gable in the distance.

 

Both of these photos from the Country Life

Picture Book of the Lake District,

first published in 1953.

(sent to us by Andy Burr of Loweswater)

 

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