: Borrans: An Interesting Half Day
10th March 2015
weather has been very unsettled lately but this afternoon
offered a brief glimpse of what spring could be like
before reverting to its wet and very windy pattern.
had "An Interesting Day" last October (BB1438)
Margaret mentioned that she thought the Borrans section
looked "An Interesting Half-day" so I had
been keeping it up my sleeve for when that half day
arose. Which was today.
parked on Borrans Lane and headed north past Thirlmere
Pipeline gates to the reservoir and a trespassing, 3rd
time lucky, photo shoot (very sorry, dear landowner).
the other side of the lane is the rather fine
High Borrans Outdoor Education Centre.
is owned by North Tyneside Council which struck me as
rather odd as they have some lovely countryside of their
own over there.
past the lovely old farmhouse, the next three miles
or so were mainly along old lanes, now just bridle paths.
was a variety of hills on show- Red Screes, Sallows,
Williamson Monument hill, Reston Scar plus distant outlines
of the Coniston Fells round to the Langdales and also
a nice gentle round which certainly does provide "an
Tuesday 10th March 2015
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