After arriving in the Lakes in the early afternoon I couldn't resist a little walk before visiting family. I chose Gowbarrow Fell as its been years since I was last up there.
Date: 23rd January 2016 Distance: 6.76km (4.20 Miles) Parking: Car Park by bridge in Dockray
Start Location: Dockray Ascent (m/ft): 536m (1759ft) Weather:

Cloudy, 6°C

Time Started: 13:32 Highest Point: Gowbarrow Fell (481m/1578ft) Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2 Hours 13 Minutes    
Route: Dockray - Aira Beck - Gowbarrow Fell (481m/1578ft) - Green Hill (Gowbarrow Park) (442m/1450ft) - Aira Force - High Force - Aira Beck - Dockray

Aira Beck at Dockray.

Gowbarrow Fell not far ahead.

Ullswater and moody clouds from the start of the ascent.


Dockray down below.


Hints of colder times up here on Gowbarrow.

Gowbarrow Fell summit Trig Column. Thats Great and Little Mell Fell behind.

The view over towards Place Fell. Large bags about here at the moment doing path repairs.

A little wintery over at Catstye Cam and Helvellyn.

Little Mell Fell.

Skiddaw in the cloud.

The long ridge leading up to High Street.

Great Meldrum.

A lone walker leaving Green Hill where I am headed now.

Large cairn on Green Hill with a superb view to Ullswater.

The view from near the Cairn.

A little bit of hazy sunshine on the Cairn.

This is the view you get of Hallin Fell if you walk just 50m from the cairn to a viewpoint.

The view gets better over this way!

Glenridding Dodd and Sheffield Pike.

The long ridge over Bracken How, Round How and up onto Common Fell and eventually up to Hart Side.

The Bridge below Aira Force. Busy here today.

Aira Force.

And again from higher up the path.

High Force.