Tag Archives: Lake District

Boating

Where there is a lake, there are likely to be boats. And very often boats for hire, because for many people there seems to be nothing better than messing about in a small boat on a warm day. Bowness on … Continue reading

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Windermere

Just back from a short visit to the Lake District in Cumbria, NW England. Windermere is the longest of all the Lakes in that area, which is also home to England’s highest peaks. We stayed at Bowness, close to the … Continue reading

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The Weir

At the South-Eastern end of Grasmere in the Lake District there is a small step down in the water level. A weir. Less than a foot in height, but on a still day the water is transformed from a barely … Continue reading

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Standing where Wordsworth stood

Allan Bank in Grasmere in the English Lake District is a house where William Wordsworth the poet once lived for a couple of years. Early in the twentieth century it was owned by one of the founders of the National … Continue reading

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Ripples

Here’s a scenario for you: you go away on a day-trip or a couple of days away, and you come back with a collection of images. And then you check through all the images you captured on that trip. What … Continue reading

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Stickle Ghyll

Two days ago I posted an image of The Langdale Pikes on the one good day of our few days in the Lake District. By the time we had finished lunch at Stickle Barn, the blue sky had been replaced … Continue reading

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Tarn Hows

When it rains in the Lake District it really rains. That’s why the Lakes are full, usually. And today the lakes are overflowing, the meadows around them are flooded, the roads in places are flooded too. It is wet. And … Continue reading

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