Windermere Air Show

We had planned to go to Gimmer today, but like so many a “plan A”, it was changed last minute to White Ghyll (picture right). The reason; although sunny and warm we decided it was too windy to be up high in Langdale. It was a wise choice as the wind was bitingly cold!

Last year we’d were climbing on Dow Crag near Coniston and saw the Red Arrows soar over on their way to the Windermere Air Show. This year’s show was this weekend and we would have liked to have spent some time there, but that meant missing out on the ace weather in the hills. However, we were lucky enough to be near Ambleside on the way home as the Arrows performed. We managed to get a great view of the awesome display over the lake, as I hope the picture (top) shows…

3 thoughts on “Windermere Air Show”

  1. Oops, sorry, meant to add that it’s a shame the BBC rave on about how great the Newcastle Air show is every year, yet the Windermere show gets forgotten just because it’s on the same day!

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