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Scenic drive over Kirkstone Pass from Windermere to Ullswater.

Date: 30th January 2012

Scenic drive over Kirkstone Pass from Windermere to Ullswater.

This weekend was perfect for a drive over Kirkstone Pass from the Windermere side. Bright blue skies, snow topped peaks... the photos speak for themselves.

From the outskirts of Windermere you can take the A592 which goes through Troutbeck and climbs towards the top of Kirkstone Pass which at 454 metres (1490 feet) is the highest pass in the Lake District. From the summit its worthwhile parking up to take in the fantastic mountain scenary, with Red Screes above you, and Wansfell to the South.

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