Category Archives: Westmorland Valleys

Orton Common and the Upper Lune Valley

This first photograph, taken from the Orton-Appleby road, close to the cattle grid at the top of the climb, looks southwards over Orton (in the trees) and Orton Common to Tebay and the Lune Gorge in the distance. To the … Continue reading

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Longsleddale – Long Beautiful Westmorland Valley

Longsleddale is, to my mind, the most beautiful valley in Westmorland if you discount those with the added advantage of lakes. I’m biased, of course, for it was to this valley that one of my eight 2xgreat-grandfathers came as a … Continue reading

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Head of the Troutbeck Valley on a March Morning

The head of the Troutbeck valley taken from the Kirkstone road through the light haze of a March morning. This was the route of the Roman Road from the fort at Ambleside to Brougham by the River Eamont near Penrith. … Continue reading

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