Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

Whilst returning home from a weekend in Northumbria, we visited Ashgill Force in the northern Pennines, south of Alston.    This is an impressive waterfall with a drop of 17m […]

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Blea Tarn

Blea Tarn

On Saturday we visited our cottage in Troutbeck Bridge in the morning, then drove up to Blea Tarn above Langdale to take some pictures.  After a cloudy morning it brightened […]

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Castlerigg

Castlerigg

Castleigg is one of the best known neolithic stone circles in the UK.  It is located close to Keswick in the northern Lake District, and is overlooked by Skiddaw, Blencathra […]

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Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale is the most westerly of the major lakes in the Lake District, making access from the main Lake District villages somewhat difficult.  There is no major village in the […]

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Loweswater

Loweswater

Loweswater is tucked away on the western fringes of the Lake District and is one of the least visited lakes in the area.  Despite being close to the coast, the […]

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Rydal Hall

Rydal Hall

Rydal Hall is a Grade 2 listed building which today is used as conference centre and retreat in the village of Rydal, operated by the diocese of Carlisle.  It is […]

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Skelwith Bridge

Skelwith Bridge

Skelwith Bridge near Ambleside is a favourite Lake District location of ours, not least for the excellent cafe at Chester’s.  Apart from the bridge itself, there is a short walk […]

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Stickle Tarn

Stickle Tarn

Stickle Tarn nestles in a hollow above Great Langdale at the foot of the impressive cliff of Pavey Ark. It is reached by a short steep walk from the Dungeon […]

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Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows is a well known beauty spot in the Southern Lake District, between Conniston and Ambleside.  The area originally consisted of three smaller tarns, however these were combined in the […]

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