Start point: Ambleside (NY 376 043)

Ambleside – Stockghyll Force – Wansfell PikeWansfell – Ambleside

Distance: 4.9 miles     Total Ascent: 554 metres     Time Taken: 1 hour 50 minutes

Weather: Miserable – no, worse – it was absolutely miserable. 10°C.

The morning started off sunny and bright, right until I reached Ambleside when the clouds came in and it wasn’t long before the heavens opened. That’s the way it stayed right through this walk, the highlight being Stockghyll Force; the rest of the walk saw no views. I think Angus was wishing for his hair back on top of Wansfell Pike as it was decidedly chilly. There was me thinking it would soon be summer when I had his hair cut..

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