Bigland Barrow

Height: 193 metres / 633 feet Grid reference: SD 36362 83981 Category: The Outlying Fells

The tower on Bigland Barrow - a wartime relic, now in a state of disrepair

The tower on Bigland Barrow – a wartime relic, now in a state of disrepair

The misty path to Bigland Barrow

The misty path to Bigland Barrow

Bigland Barrow

Start point: Newby Bridge (SD 369 859)

Newby Bridge – Point 585′ – Bigland Barrow (OF) – Canny Hill – Newby Bridge

Weather: Misty and cool.

Today’s walk follows Wainwright’s Bigland Barrow chapter in his book ‘The Outlying Fells of Lakeland’, page 70. There were no views to speak of today due to the persistent mist; I even managed to head the wrong way on the return leg!