Photographer's Note

I was browsing through my pictures trying to find something to remind me of spring and summer sunshine and came across this one of the 18th Century narrow packhorse bridge which spans the stream from Blea Tarn Gill as it enters the northern end of Watendlath Tarn in Cumbria.

The little hamlet of Watendlath is owned by the National Trust and sits high between the Borrowdale and Thirlmere valleys at 863 feet (263 m) above sea level. The traditional Lakeland farm in Watendlath is rented out by the National Trust and, as is the case with Lakeland farms owned by the Trust, the herd of Herdwick sheep is owned by the Trust and not the farmer, changing hands with each tenant. This is part of the National Trust's policy aimed at ensuring this rare breed's survival.

This picture was taken during a wonderful meeting of TE friends in Cumbria in June, 2011.

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