Friday, 20 December 2013

A Year Outside (Pt 1)

I was going to call this "Another year in the Lake District" but some of the photos are from other lovely places so here goes, it's been a busy year!  Honestly, who needs to travel the world when all of this is right on the doorstep?

January

Snowy hikes and a stunning inversion from Red Screes.

Nosy horse on Hampsfell

Hampsfell

Hampsfell Hospice

Hampsfell

Styhead tarn

Winter wonderland!

Sunset from Red Screes

Red Screes Inversion
February

An unforgettable hike up Place Fell, starting our work for Lancashire Walks & Wildlife Magazine and introducing our nephews to the fells.

View from Place Fell

Lancaster Canal at garstang

Morecambe Bay

Herdy and Bowfell

Taking our nephews up their first Wainwright

Arty tree near Place Fell

March

Late snow and early birds/
Lune Valley Sunset

View from Orrest Head

En route up Wetherlam

Lots of snowy hikes

Kirkstone Pass

Snipe at Leighton Moss
April

Still more snow so we headed for some beaches.

Steve heading up Great Dodd

Dallam Park

Rockcliffe Bay Dumfries

Eskmeals Dunes

Abbeystead Reservoir
May

Wildlife and flowers - bluebells were everywhere!

Kiss sheep tribute act

Great Tit

Golden Eagle

Rannerdale Bluebells

Horses on Morecambe Bay

June

The stunning approach to Pillar and summer flowers finally making their appearance.

Pillar

Meadow at Clints Quarry

Lake District Wildlife Park

Ennerdale

Cotton Grass at Foulshaw Moss

You can find the second six months here.