Pink lenticular clouds at sunrise over the Kings Oak at Irton Hall, Lake District NP, England, UK, Europe.
Lenticular clouds turn pink at sunrise over the Kings Oak at Irton Hall, in Lake District National Park, Cumbria county, England, United Kingdom, Europe. Traditional stories tell of Henry VI sheltering at Irton Hall under the Kings Oak, shown here, now 1000 years old. The then owner, Irton a Yorkist, refused him lodging, so King Henry VI spent the night under the great oak. The next day Henry VI fled over the fell to Muncaster where he was welcomed and so impressed with his reception he presented a glass bowl to Muncaster which is known as "The Luck of Muncaster." Irton Hall now offers luxurious Bed & Breakfast accommodation. England Coast to Coast hike with Wilderness Travel, day 2 of 14. [This image, commissioned by Wilderness Travel, is not available to any other agency providing group travel in the UK, but may otherwise be licensable from Tom Dempsey – please inquire at PhotoSeek.com.]Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download