Cumbria

Cumbria includes some of the most spectacular scenery in England, most notably the Lake District with its combination of mountain and lake scenery and its literary associations with he Lake District poets and Beatrix Potter.  Also of note is the North Pennine area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Posts on photo locations in Cumbria can be selected from the list below, or found on the map.


Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

Whilst returning home from a weekend in Northumbria, we visited Ashgill Force in the northern Pennines, south of Alston.   ...
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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 ...
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Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castlerigg

Castleigg is one of the best known neolithic stone circles in the UK.  It is located close to Keswick in ...
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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 ...
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Loweswater and Low Fell

Loweswater

Loweswater is tucked away on the western fringes of the Lake District and is one of the least visited lakes ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Stickle Tarn

Stickle Tarn nestles in a hollow above Great Langdale at the foot of the impressive cliff of Pavey Ark.  It ...
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Stock Ghyll Weir

Stock Ghyll, Ambleside

Stock Ghyll Force is the only major waterfall in the Lake District that can be reached by a short walk ...
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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 ...
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Cumbria Locations Map


Cumbria Gallery

A selection of images from Cumbria are shown at our Cumbria Gallery Page.