Around Buttermere

If there’s a better simpler low level walk in the UK than this one then feel free to let me know. A few miles, a bit of woodland, cascading streams, a large lake, a tunnel and a cracking village with a couple of pubs and a couple of coffee shops. It is a fabulous place to walk, the fact that the views are absolutely jaw dropping just adds to the brilliance of the place. I’ll be doing this one again for sure.

Start – Buttermere village
Route – Burtness Wood – Peggy’s Bridge – Gatesgarth – Hassness – Buttermere village
Distance – 3.5miles    Start time – 10.30am     Time taken –  1 1/2hrs    Highest Point – N/a
Weather – Sunny and blue sky, cold
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Buttermere 1

I have a feeling there will be quite a few shots of Fleetwith Pike at the end of Buttermere today!!

Buttermere 2

Snow topped Grasmoor ( I was up there back in Oct 2015) and Mellbreak on the left. The Loweswater fells in the distance

Buttermere 3

Stunning

Buttermere 4

Grasmoor reflections

Buttermere 5

Through Burtness Wood

Buttermere 6

Fleetwith again

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and again!

Buttermere 8

Around the large and horned cattle on the pathway!!

Buttermere 9

Looking from Peggy’s Bridge along Buttermere

Buttermere 10

The robin takes off in front of Fleetwith Pike

Buttermere 11

Around the other side now looking to High Stile

Buttermere 12

The classic view of the Buttermere Pines backed by a silhouetted Haystacks

Buttermere 13

About time for another shot of Fleetwith Pike!

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The tunnel

Buttermere 15

High Stile and Red Pike across Buttermere, after exiting the tunnel

Buttermere 16

High Stile right and High Crag left

Buttermere 17

Buttermere village on the right with Mellbreak behind

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Blue skies!

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St James’ Church in Buttermere

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