Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Bowness: Part 3 of 3

The easy way to take photographs, sitting down. 
A tranquil Lake Windermere. 

'Tern' makes her way to Bowness Pier from Waterhead, Ambleside. 
Two smaller vessels at Bowness Pier. 
A steamer! From the Windermere Steamboat Museum. 
Another view of the pier at Bowness.
A lot of folk boarding 'Tern' for the sailing to Lakeside.

Off she goes ....
.... as another arrives. 
Bowness Pier booking office, shop and cafe. 

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Bowness: Part 2 of 3

As can be seen from the blue sky, it was a sunny day when I visited Bowness. 
Someone else taking photographs.  
There are always plenty of boats on the lake to take photo's of,  moored close to the shore. 

Looking towards the north end of the lake. 
The Lake District Boat Club support launch.  
At the Marina. 

For sale. 'Imagine.'
The southern end of Lake Windermere in the distance. 
Cloud cover building up. 
'Killara' through the trees. 

Monday, 29 December 2014

Bowness: Part 1 of 3

It was the perfect day, weather-wise, when I took this series of photo's at Bowness. 
'Teal' at Bowness Pier, Ready to set sail for Lakeside at the southern end of Lake Windermere.

The usual gang of feathered locals mingle with the tourists, seeking food as always. 
Looking north. 
'Miss Lakeland.' 
'Miss Lakeland II' and friends. 
Looking towards Waterhead, near Ambleside. 

Another local just standing around. 
'Teal' heads off to Lakeside. 

Sunday, 28 December 2014

St. Ninian's Cave & Portcastle Bay: Part 2 of 2

Gentle waves alongside St. Ninian's Cave. All photo's in this series were taken by Lynda Braithwaite. 

Rock art. 

Finely balanced. 
Smooth, washed rocks by the shore. 

Yet more rock art.  
Another balancing trick. 
The way back to the path through the glen. 

Saturday, 27 December 2014

St. Ninian's Cave & Portcastle Bay: Part 1 of 2

A short walk to Portcastle Bay and St. Ninian's Cave, which are located near the Isle of Whithorn in South West Scotland. All photo's in this series were taken by Lynda Braithwaite. 
Physgill Glen. 
Follow the path through the trees. 

The beach at Portcastle Bay. 

Almost at the entrance to St. Ninian's Cave.
The rocks alongside the Cave.

View of Portcastle Bay from the Cave. 
An egg in the Cave.