Day 159: Grange-on-Sands to Cark – Tracks & Fells

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Cumbria, England

Grange-over-Sands train station, Cumbria.

Yorkshire Dales from Humphrey Head, Cumbria.

Neighbourhood watch, Kents Bank, Cumbria.

Distant view of Blackpool tower across Morecambe Bay, Cumbria.

Filling the hole, Allithwaite, Cumbria.

White Maiden fell from Cartmel Sands, Cumbria.

Cartmel Sands, Cumbria.

Lake District fells from Cartmel Sands, Cumbria.

Tracks, Cark, Cumbria.

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14 thoughts on “Day 159: Grange-on-Sands to Cark – Tracks & Fells”

  1. Michael says:

    Grange over Sands- nothing seems to change there. Great meat pies at the butchers

    • Perfect row of shops there. I filled my backpack from the bakers before realising there was a butchers too!

  2. josypheen says:

    I love the photo of the clouds reflected on the water at Cartmel Sand. It looks sooo pretty!

  3. I do remember some of the railway bridges being tempting to try to walk across … rather than walk the often much longer way around. I didn’t of course, but the Cumbria coast is unusual in that the railway usually has a more direct route than the roads (or footpaths), unless you are willing to try to walk over the sands between the estuaries (I didn’t brave that, either).

    • Very tempting, I’ve talked to some coast walkers who’ve made the dash across but I’m worried about ending up like Wile E. Coyote, splatted on the front of a speeding locomotive! I don’t understand why a web of footpaths is shown across the sands on the OS maps as they are highly dangerous even though they show a disclaimer, seems to b inviting a tragedy. I did enjoy seeing the train tracing the edge of cumbria from the paths though, gives a sense of scale to the landscape.

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