Most of the other campers and caravanners had left the site the previous day and with just two caravans across the other side of the field I was the only camper left, so before I took the tent down I took a photo of it looking rather lonely on its own. I was finally ready for leaving the site just after mid day though as I drove through the farm yard I stopped to photograph a few of the farm's many chickens. In a previous conversation with the owner I'd asked how many they had and was told 24,000 - that's a heck of a lot of eggs!
Driving down the west side of Bassenthwaite Lake I was able to stop in a large lay-by where a path led a short distance down to the lake where I was able to wander along the waterside. By this time the sun was putting in a half-hearted appearance and patches of pale blue were beginning to show through the clouds so I managed to get a few reasonable photos before continuing my journey east and south.
The further east I got the brighter the weather became and by the time I hit the M6 the glorious sunshine of the past few days had returned, and it stayed with me all the way home. I was glad really, as I'd had such a lovely few days in such wonderful weather that I didn't really want the holiday to end with a grey day. And I have to say that for my first time in that part of North Cumbria/Lake District I was very impressed with the places I visited, so a return holiday will most definitely be on the cards sooner rather than later.