Notes - Western Fells II

"The Cuckoo Wall-" An old Borrowdale legend of monumental folly, which is really a variant of the story related in the 'Wise men of Gotham', who built a fence to prevent the cuckoos from migrating, believing they took the springtime with them when they went.

"Hills of home" From Greenup Edge above Grasmere it is possible to see the flat summit of Ingleborough far to the southeast in Pennine Yorkshire.