Tag: Riverside

Abbeystead

Abbeystead is a small village in the Forest of Bowland.  The main photographic interest is Abbeystead weir, an impressive horseshoe shaped weir on the River Wyre  built in the 19th century to supply power to mills further down the river.  Today the weir serves no useful purpose, but remains an impressive sight.  The weir is…


Skelwith Bridge

Skelwith Bridge near Ambleside is a favourite Lake District location of ours, not least for the excellent cafe at Chester’s.  Apart from the bridge itself, there is a short walk to Skelwith Force, which can be continued to Elterwater alongside the River Brathay – just be sure not to park in the Chester’s car park if…