Start point: Glen Mary Bridge, Yewdale (NY 321 999)
Glen Mary Bridge – Holme Fell (136) – Hodge Close – Oxen Fell – Black Crag on Black Fell (137) – Tarn Hows – Glen Mary Bridge
Weather: Drizzle at first, clearing later.
Today’s walk takes in the lower fells of Yewdale – Holme Fell and Black Crag. Holme Fell offers great views of the Coniston range whist Black Crag gives a fine panorama of distant fells.
The walk starts from the car park at Glen Mary Bridge adjacent to the A593 Ambleside to Coniston road. Turning left from the car park, it is a short walk to Yew Tree Farm, across the bridge and right through the gate.