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An escape to the Lake District - 2

The Lake District is such an interesting part of England that it made sens to divide my review into two posts. From my first impressions on the Windermere Lake, I can say that what we saw there was far beyond our expectations in terms of savage beauty of the landscape, kindness of people and the unspoilt appeal of nature. 776 more words

London Escapes

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April 13, 2016

After spending the night at Caroline’s place we headed off to the Lake District, taking the Northern Line to Euston Station. We caught the 9 am train to the north, changed trains in Preston, and soon arrived in Oxenholme. 1,872 more words


White Moss, Rydal & Grasmere

This is a beautiful and easy walk, and it’s suitable for all terrain pushchairs on the northern side of the river.  Start at White Moss car park, just off the A591 north-west of Rydal water.   194 more words

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The Grasmere Saga: In and Out the Daffodils

We arrived in Grasmere with a customary wet welcome from the Lake District rain. After 3-4 hours of sitting on a coach, I welcomed any fresh air I could get my lungs on. 433 more words


The Grasmere Saga: Dove Cottage

My second day in Grasmere began with a trip to Dove Cottage. The home of William Wordsworth and his family from 1799 to 1808, it’s a great place to really get to know one of the most well known Lake poets.  336 more words


Great Lakeland 3 Day 2016 #GL3D - Day 1

The Lakes really are a special place any day, anytime, in any weather… well, almost? Today though, the 2016 GL3D was treated to ‘one of those days!’ 518 more words

Dove Cottage 

I have driven past Wordsworth’s home Dove Cottage in Grasmere thousands of times. Wordsworth is synonymous with Grasmere. He is probably Britains best loved and famous poet. 202 more words