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Instow sunset

Instow

in the county of Devon

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Snape

a Seaside Town in the county of Suffolk

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a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria
Hawkshead Church, Cumbria

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A pretty village in the Lake District

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St. Martin's Church

Bowness on Windermere (206 Pictures) in the county of Cumbria

(3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction E of Hawkshead)

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...

On the road to Windermere

Windermere (273 Pictures) in the county of Cumbria

(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction E of Hawkshead)

Lake Windermere is England's largest lake, and one of it's most popular with visitors. It is 10.5 miles long and approx 1 mile wide. The water of the lake reaches a depth of.....

Ambleside Church.

Ambleside (844 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction NE of Hawkshead)

Ambleside, meaning "Shieling" or summer pasture by the riverbank, lies next to the northern shore of Lake Windermere. A busy victorian town ideal as a base when visiting the Lake District..

Troutbeck village

Troutbeck (61 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction NE of Hawkshead)

A village that is spread along an old valley road for around one and a half miles. Lots of charm and old cottages, surrounded by beautiful lakeland countryside. Beatrix Potter.....

Kelly Hall Tarn, Torver

Torver (5 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction SW of Hawkshead)

The lovely village of Torver is found in rich countryside beside Coniston Water in England's Lake District National Park...

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Tarn Hows 5

Tarn Hows (98 Pictures)

(1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction NW)

This exceptional magical landscape is known as Beatrix Potter Country. For it is here amongst Lakeland's magnificent tarns and.....

Lake Windermere, Summer 2003

Lake Windermere (148 Pictures)

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction SE)

This is the Lake District National Park's most dazzling resort as well as being England's largest natural lake. It is surrounded.....

Dove Cottage in Grasmere. The one time home of the Poet William Wordsworth

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.1 km, direction N)

Dove cottage in the Lake District is the former home of the poet William Wordsworth and is where he wrote much of his famous.....

A view of Langdale Pikes, Little Langdale, Cumbria from Tarn Hows.

Langdale Pikes (44 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.5 km, direction NW)

These famous pikes rise loftily above the village of Langdale, whilst below visitors can savour the wild and desolate beauty of.....

The Lake District

The Lake District (1476 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction NW)

I first saw the Lake District many years ago, when for eight out of my eleven day sojourn, it rained, and rained! None-the-less,.....

Hardknott Roman Fort( Lake District )19th June 2005

Hardknott Roman Fort (3 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction W)

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Brothers Water from Kirkstone Pass, English Lakes. September 2006. Cannon Powershot 400

Brothers Water (9 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction N)

Dorothy Wordsworth (c.1771-1855, diarist, poet, sister of William ) referred to it as "..the glittering lively lake..". The.....


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