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I continued along the Ullswater until I reached the charming Glenridding and the pier of the Ullswater steamers. Founded in 1855 the oldest one of their five steamboats was launched in 1877. “The Lady of the Lake” is probably the oldest working…
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After breakfast at my hotel in Pooley Bridge, I walked for a minute to the bus stop and enjoyed the short drive to Aira Force. And on the short walk to the waterfall, I was greeted by this lovely elephant – aka tree. Aira Force provides a glimpse of a…
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Another pass – another day of low clouds – the view is supposed to be nice on Kirkstone Pass on the way to Glenridding. I left my lovely cottage in Little Langdale and was on my way to my next stop and base up north – Ullswater. Ullswater is the second…
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Before we move on to my second base in the Lake District let´s go back for a week, back to Lancaster and back to my little excursion to Blackpool! Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Irish sea, near Lancaster in the north-west of England. It was easy to…
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My first base in the Lake District was High Park Farm situated right at the Cumbria Way in the beautiful valley of Little Langdale. I couldn´t have hoped for a more scenic or cosy place with two amazing hosts who helped me plan my routes and see the most!…
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I made my way over the Honister pass to Buttermere – the lake Buttermere and the village Buttermere. My first sight was the village church of St. John´s, known for its memorial for the famous walker and guidebook author Alfred Wainwright. You can see his…
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It was just a short drive from the Castlerigg Stone Circle to Derwent Water, my nest stop on the way to Buttermere. South of Keswick, it´s a lovely lake with several islands and there was a lot going on on the water. If you´ve watched “Star Wars Episode…
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Derwent Water
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The next (bigger) village from High Park Farm was Ambleside and on my second (very foggy) morning I stopped for a little walk around town. Based at the head of Windermere, Ambleside is the perfect base for exploring the Lake District by boat, walking,…
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After a boat trip is before another one. Even better when combined with a little train ride Today the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway only runs for about 3 miles as a heritage railway from Lakeside to Haverthwaite and back. It is the remaining route of…
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