Bowstrings over the Greta walk

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Bowstrings over the Greta walk

This Trail follows the route of the former Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith Railway. Starting from Keswick Station, the Trail heads eastwards along a gradual incline up through Greta Gorge amongst some spectacular Lakeland countryside. The photographic and research data from which this Heritage Download was created was gathered during a phase of Project INCH (INternet Access to Civil Engineering Heritage), devised as a joint venture between the authors and the educational charity Engineering Timelines (, which received substantial additional funding from the ICE R&D fund.

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