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in the county of Cumbria

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Gates leading to Meaburn Hall, Maulds Meaburn, Cumbria

Maulds Meaburn (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction E of Shap)

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

Ullswater, Lake District

Ullswater (364 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction W of Shap)

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.....

St Mary's Church

Ambleside (837 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction SW of Shap)

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..

Waterhead, Windermere.

Windermere (272 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction SW of Shap)

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.....

River Kent in Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal (31 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria

(14.3 miles, 23.1 km, direction S of Shap)

Sometimes referred to 'the auld grey town' because it was built mainly of grey stone, Kendal is a large Market town in the east of Cumbria...

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

Shap Abbey (1 Pictures)

(1.0 miles, 1.6 km)

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Haweswater from Rigging dale ridge, Lake District

Haweswater (7 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 7.8 km, direction W)

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

Lowther Castle (17 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction NW)

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Brougham Castle, Penrith, Cumbria

Brougham Castle (12 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction N)

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Penrith Castle in Penrith, Lake District at daybreak

Penrith Castle (13 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction N)

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Dalemain House & Gardens, Penrith, Cumbria

Dalemain House & Gardens (19 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction NW)

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

Brothers Water (6 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.2 km, direction W)

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


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