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a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria

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Ullswater (364 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(7.7 miles, 12.5 km, direction SW of Penrith)

Ullswater is considered by many to be the lake districts most beautiful lake. It is 7.5 miles of pure beauty, and as you approach it from any direction you will see why. Ullswater.....

Gates leading to Meaburn Hall, Maulds Meaburn, Cumbria

Maulds Meaburn (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(10.8 miles, 17.5 km, direction SE of Penrith)

Hunter Davies (famous author, journalist and broadcaster) described the village as "... one of the most beautiful villages in the country"...

Threlkeld Village, Cumbria, with Blencathra (Halls Fell and summit)

Threlkeld (12 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(12.5 miles, 20.2 km, direction W of Penrith)

This is a magical area of sparking lakes, tumbling waterfalls, high peaks and vast moorland regions...

Winter Solstice 2011, Castlerigg Stone Circle, near Keswick, Cumbria

Castlerigg (10 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(15.2 miles, 24.4 km, direction W of Penrith)

Castlerigg is a favoured destination for tourists, it is easily accessible from the market town of Keswick and is within easy reach of the snaking waters of the pretty River Greta, picturesque becks and fells...

View from Derwentwater, Keswick

Keswick (460 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria

(15.6 miles, 25.1 km, direction W of Penrith)

Keswick is a pretty Market Town that nestles between the spectacular Skiddaw Mountains and the northern end of the serene Derwentwater Lake within the Lake District National Park.....

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Penrith Castle in Penrith, Lake District at daybreak

Penrith Castle (13 Pictures)

(0.5 miles, 0.9 km)

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Brougham Castle, Penrith, Cumbria

Brougham Castle (12 Pictures)

(1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction SE)

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Dalemain House & Gardens, Penrith, Cumbria

Dalemain House & Gardens (19 Pictures)

(3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction SW)

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Lowther Castle with Norman Lowther from Manassas, VA - a direct descendant of Sir Richard Lowther.

Lowther Castle (17 Pictures)

(3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction S)

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Long Meg & her Daughters (Maughanby Circle)- near Penrith, Cumbria

Long Meg & her Daughters (14 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction NE)

The 12 foot high mass of sandstone known as Long Meg can be found close to a circle of smaller "daughter" stones in a spectacular.....

Shap Abbey, near the village of Shap in Cumbria, taken in 1963

Shap Abbey (1 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction S)

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Haweswater from Rigging dale ridge, Lake District

Haweswater (7 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction S)

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