This page will carry images that convey some of Westmorland’s charm.
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights, seen from the B2620 on Crosby Moor.
A tunnel on a footpath marks the passage from Maulds Meaburn to Crosby Ravensworth.
This path passes Flass House and follows the river Lyvennet for much of the way between the villages.
The Butchers Arms is a community pub in Crosby Ravensworth village that serves a good range of tasty food, much of it incorporating local ingredients, and real ales.
There is internet access too. Call 01931715722 for reservations.
Winter Tarn is a seasonal ephemeral lake that appears in Crosby Ravensworth Parish in winter. Favoured by wild fowl the tarn is beautiful and the Winter Tarn farm nearby produces and sells excellent cheeses and award-
Limestone pavement above the Orton Valley.
The Pennines and Eden Valley viewed from above the path to The Little Asby NNR.
Castle Folds is a prehistoric hill fort in The Little Asby NNR. You can still see the wall lines and the surrounding limestone pavement is magnificent!
The views from Orton Scar of the Orton Valley, Howgills and Lune Gorge are magnificent!
Little Asby stone circle overlooking Sunbiggin Tarn
Patrick Neaves of Shap Local History Society explaining model stone circles at a prehistoric exhibition at Orton Village Hall.
Gaythorne Ring Cairn is an enigmatic structure with ‘legs’ and an avenue of stones leading 50 yds in the direction of Appleby.
Gamelands Circle in Orton Parish is one of Cumbria’s great neolithic circles.