Heughscar Hill

Start point: Verge parking at the end of the lane near Roehead (NY 479 236)

Roehead – Ketley Gate – Heughscar Hill (507) (OF) – Heugh Scar – Roehead

Distance: 2.5 miles     Total Ascent: 160 metres     Time Taken: 45 minutes

Weather: Wind and rain. 11oC.

Today I really wanted to do a long walk but the weather put paid to that idea as it was absolutely miserable with heavy rain backed by strong winds. I took the opportunity to walk a fell I haven’t done before at the northern end of Ullswater above Pooley Bridge; the going was really easy and this would be a good family walk if you are ever in the area. I’m sure the view of Ullswater would be much better on a sunny day! There is not much in the way of photos today but I think it will give you an idea of the conditions encountered on the walk.

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