View Single Post
Old Monday 3rd May 2004, 05:01   #6
HelenB
Opus Editor and Expat from Cumbria
 
HelenB's Avatar

 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: College Station, Texas
Posts: 2,098
Quote:
Originally Posted by nigelwright7557
This is a lovely walk and I would thoroughly recommend it.
I spotted a Kingfisher on the walk at the Threlkeld end a year or so back.

I believe they want to reinstate the railway but that the footpath would be diverted.
There are many pictures of the walk at www.ckp-railways.co.uk
Welcome to BirdForum, Nigel - glad you found us.

Penrith is my home town, though I only get to visit once a year these days, when I go to see my parents. My husband is a railway enthusiast, so we're always interested in the rumours about reinstating the Keswick line. It's a pity they didn't think of its possible popularity as a tourist attraction all those years ago when it was first closed.

Still haven't got a Kingfisher in the UK, but did get our life Dippers on the Greta.
__________________
Latest lifer - Purple Finch
World - 1047; N America - 629; USA - 414; Texas - 368; Yard (garden) - 136 (Blackburnian Warbler)
HelenB is offline  
Reply With Quote

BF Supporter 2007 2008 2009 Support BirdForum With A Donation