COAST TO COAST WALK May 1997

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Fri 9th May, Day 1 St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge 14 Miles

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   The Start St Bees Head

                       Fleswick Bay

Walking at The Side of The Irish Sea  St Bees Lighthouse
The Village of Cleator With The Northern Fells of Ennerdale Behind
Swans on The River Ehen Bluebells
Kirk Beck Flowing Through Uldale Kinniside Stone Circle
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 Sat10th May, Day 2 Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite 14 Miles     

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Shepherds Arms Hotel  
The Weir on Ennerdale Water Fishermen on The Lake
A Clear Path Points The Way  Angler's Crag Now Dead Ahead
 Climbing Angler's Crag  View Point on Angler's Crag
             Ennerdale Forest

     The River Liza and Pillar Rock

  Ennerdale Head and The Black Sail Hut YH Great Gable
Climbing Loft Beck, Above Drumlins and Hummocks  The Buttermere Valley From Moses' Trod
Drum House Dismantled Tramway (Path) Honister Pass
                          Hanging on in Johnny Wood

             Cuckoo Pint

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 Sun 11th May, Day 3 Rosthwaite to Grasmere 9 Miles

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Scafell Hotel  
Leaving Rosthwaite Way Behind Eagle Crag
"Are we Going up There?" Still Climbing
"Come on it's Not That Wet" "The Path Looks to go Real Close to That Beck"
     "A Bit to Close to For my Liking"

  "Downhill Now at Least it's Not Going in my Boots"

Crossing Easedale Beck Near Grasmere Wild Garlic Blossom
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 Mon 12th May, Day 4 Grasmere to Patterdale 9 Miles

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Travellers Rest Inn  
Tongue Gill Force 'Groundhog Day' Going up Great Tongue in The Rain
             "Another Day and I'm Still Walking on Water"

             Nearly at The Top Now

Nearly Missed Grisedale Tarn Brothers Parting Stone
      The Head of Grisedale Beck

      Ruthwaite Lodge (Climbing Hut)

Famous Grouse Near The Lodge Grisedale
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 Tues 13th May, Day 5 Patterdale to Shap 17 Miles  (Alternative Route)

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Patterdale Hotel  
Ullswater Water Looking South From Patterdale Steamer at Howtown Pier
Over The Moors to Bampton
Packhorse Bridge Over Swindale Beck Shap Abbey
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 Wed 14th May, Day 6 Shap to Kirkby Stephen 21 Miles          

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Greyhound Hotel  
Crossing The M6 Which Divides Lakeland and The Dales
Oddendale Stone Circle Looking Back to The Lakeland Hills
Disused Limekiln Boulder (glacial erratic)
Sunbiggin Tarn Smardale Bridge
Smardalegill Viaduct "This Way to The Pub"
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 Thurs 15th May, Day 7 Kirkby Stephen to Keld 12 Miles          

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Kings Arms Hotel  
Leaving Kirkby Stephen Via Franks Bridge Hartley Quarry
Kirkby Stephen Below as we Start to Climb Nine Standards
This Way

   The Summit of Nine Standards Rigg

  "Carefully Now"

                   "Now Which Way?"

Whitsundale The Bridge at Raven Seat
Wainwath Force and Cotterby Scar The Village of Keld in Swaledale ( halfway )
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 Fri 16th May, Day 8 Keld to Reeth 11 Miles          

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Butt House  
Leaving Keld Behind Famous Grouse
East Gill Force The Ruins of Crackpot Hall
Bridge Over Swinner Gill Looking Down Swinner Gill into Swaledale
The Ruins of Blakethwaite Smelt Mill Heading Down to Old Gang Smelt Mill
The Peat Store at Old Gang Smelt Mill Surrender Bridge
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 Sat 17th May, Day 9 Reeth to Catterick Bridge 17 Miles          

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Buck Hotel  
Reeth Bridge and Arkle Beck The River Swale
Merrick Priory Dryad's Saddle
         Nuns' Causey in Steps Wood

                         This Way

Can't go Wrong Here Applegarth Scar
Richmond Castle From Banks of The River Swale Waterfalls Near The Castle
Wild Garlic Blossom on The Banks of The River
The Swale at Brompton The Bridge House Hotel Opposite The Racecourse
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 Sun 18th May, Day 10 Catterick Bridge to Ingleby Cross18 Miles        

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Bridge House Hotel  
The Crossing of The Vale of Mowbray in Very Low Cloud and Drizzle Only Produced Two Photos 
 
Tree Just Visible in Field Sunday Lunch in The White Swan at Danby Wiske
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Mon 19th May, Day 11 Ingleby Cross to Great Broughton14 Miles      

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Blue Bell Inn  
Mount Grace Priory Tire Bank in Arncliffe Wood
TV Booster Station on Beacon Hill Climbing up onto The Moors
"Come on Keep Going" "We Have Company"
"It's Getting Darker" Crinkle End
Wainstones on Hasty Bank
On Top of Wainstones Top Gun
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Tues 20th May, Day 12 Great Broughton to Blakey 14 Miles  

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Wainstones Hotel  
Back up on The Moors and Still no View "This Way (I Think)"
                  The Hand Stone

            The Face Stone

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Wed 21st May, Day 13 Blakey to Egton Bridge 12 Miles  

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The Lion Inn  
Ralph Cross (Young Ralph) White Cross (Fat Betty)
"Over Here" Beggar's Bridge Glaisdale
A Very Inviting Path in East Arncliffe Wood Wild Garlic Blossom
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Thu 22nd May, Day 14 Egton Bridge to Robin Hoods Bay 18 Miles  

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The Horseshoe Hotel  
Farewell From The Hotel Resident Rooster The River Esk
Dryad's Saddle Grosmont Train Station
                        "Have You Got Any Change?"

         A Bunch of Bluebells

 High Bride Stones on Sleights Moor  Flat How (Bronze Age Burial Mound)
"This Way" The Hermitage Little Beck Wood
                  Little Beck Wood

                  Falling Foss

Whitby Abbey And The North Sea Maw Wyke Hole And The Coast
Robin  Hood's Bay Final Resting Place Raven Hall Hotel, Ravenscar
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