After leaving the railway line, we climbed up and under the A66, which had curved round to track our progress. It was at this point, that we first encountered the quad bike riding shepherd.
Generally, sheep are running the other way or being driven by dogs. These sheep obviously *knew*...
'High protein feed delivered to your field' - I wonder if they order online.
A little further round the fell side, we once again came across our quad-biker, This time he was delivering hay to Herdwicks. The recipients seemed just as grateful and were quick to start tearing at the broken bales, pulling out great mouthfuls which dangled like uncut beards.