Rescuers make their way past The Bishop, the white-painted rock part-way up Barf. Photo: Keswick MRT

Rescuers make their way past The Bishop, the white-painted rock part-way up Barf. Photo: Keswick MRT

A couple and their dog were rescued after they got stuck while descending a Lake District fell.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.10pm on Thursday when the walkers called for help from Barf.

A team spokesperson said: “A small team was dispatched and made swift progress in locating the couple. They were then supported down to the safety of the road.”

The 1¼-hour rescue involved 10 volunteers from Keswick MRT.

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