Barrow

Family walk up a cracking little fell near to our base in Braithwaite. The views down to Derwent Water were spectacular and it was a fine way to spend a couple of hours. Topped off with a nice pint in the pub to finish.

Start – Braithwaite
Route – Braithwaite – Barrow Door – Barrow summit – Braithwaite Lodge – Briathwaite
Distance – 2.5 miles     Start time – 13.45pm     Time taken – 2hrs    Highest Point – Barrow 455m
Weather – Warm and sunny
Barrow map

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Just out of Braithwaite and the views open up to Skiddaw

Just out of Braithwaite and the views open up to Skiddaw

The way ahead, the dip in the middle is Barrow Door where we are heading, with Stile End on the right and the nobbly Causey Pike behind

The way ahead, the dip in the middle is Barrow Door where we are heading, with Stile End on the right and the nobbly Causey Pike behind

Family photo, say cheese!

Family photo, say cheese!

Looking to Lake Bassenthwaite and the Ullock Pike ridge on the right

Looking to Lake Bassenthwaite and the Ullock Pike ridge on the right

The path to Outerside, not today!

The path to Outerside, not today!

Keswick town and Derwent Water

Keswick town and Derwent Water

The boys hug it out on the summit!

The boys hug it out on the summit!

Braithwaite village at the bottom of the shot with Lake Bassenthwaite beyond.

Braithwaite village at the bottom of the shot with Lake Bassenthwaite beyond.

Distictive Catbells up on the right

Distictive Catbells up on the right

Keswick with Skidaw up on the left and Blencathra in the distance right

Keswick with Skiddaw up on the left and Blencathra in the distance right