|The quickest way up
Glenridding Dodd is from Glenridding, but the path is steep and badly
eroded, so we attacked from Glencoyne, to the north.As you climb
gradually from Glencoyne Farm, the views of Ullswater...
is Glencoyne Wood on the right, another way up.
Pike, part of Sheffield Pike.
Sunday Crag in the distance, beyond Birkhouse Moor. Glenridding
Dodd is on the left, Sheffield Pike on the right.
onto Glenridding from the col between Glenridding Dodd and Sheffield
from the same spot.
Pike from the col.
|Glenridding Dodd, again from the col. in fact, the highest point of the fell is almost visible, but the felltop stretches about 300 yards east towards the lake - and is well worth the walk, as you will see from the following pictures.|
|Zooming in on
Place Fell and the path up to Boardale Hause on the other side of the
Ullswater stretching away into the distance.
right below us.
|The top end of
village the little hill is Keldas, and beyond Keldas are Arnison Crag,
on its left, and Birks on its right.The village of Patterdale is hidden
to Glenridding by the normal path to the Greenside Road, and then it
was a matter of returning to the car, about a mile away at Glencoyne,
by the main road. Most of the way you can use a footpath between
the road and the lake - and at the end you find this lovely
That is Glencoyne Farm, where you find a "Footpath" sign pointing at three gates (take the left-most)...
|Just some of
the rhodedendrons in the gardens of the Patterdale Hotel, where we
finished our walk with a welcome cup of tea.