Drove to Cumbria via Ullswater with fish and chips at Barnard Castle overlooking the River Tees.
New boots eyelets pulled out of boots while lacing!
Walk from cottage to Troutbeck Nanny Lane via Wood Farm and Mirk Lane- returned up Robin Lane then down the road.
Lunch opposite the café in Troutbeck - sketched up the road. Seat on Robin Lane sketched towards Windermere and towards Coniston.
Drove to Scot Brow and walked around Townhead. I have been given a commission of painting Thornthwaite Cottage in Townhead.
Walked into Ambleside to buy new boots (opted for walking shoes) and lunch at Wateredge Inn at Waterhead Ambleside and returned the same way.
Hayes Garden Centre visit in Ambleside. Walked to Low Wood Hotel on Windermere over the fields and back up the road. The Hotel is going through extensive renovations and extension.
Parked near Troutbeck and walked up the east side of the valley to Long Green Head Farm and back to Longmere Yeat to Townend.
Planned drive to Langdale aborted because because of standing traffic on the Ambleside road. Drove to Hartsop instead.
Good Friday. Drove home via Kirby Stephen.