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Grasmere: The last day

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Grasmere is a picture-perfect village in the centre of the Lake District. It has famous literary associations, not least with the poet William Wordsworth. 347 more words


An English Education, Part 2: The Lake District

My sister recently completed her Masters degree in Engineering for Sustainable Development at Cambridge University. My mom, aunt, and I visited her there at the end of March before going to the Lake District. 468 more words


Silver How and Easedale

It’s been a good weekend! On Saturday Wigan, against the odds, won the Rugby League Grand Final at Old Trafford, and on Sunday we enjoyed great Autumn weather during a walk in the Lake District. 319 more words


Wordsworth as person and poet: Hannah's postcard from Dove Cottage

Why I went…

I think of Wordsworth as an important figure in Romantic poetry and really enjoyed studying his poetry. I liked how Wordsworth took inspiration for his poems by walking through France and the Alps. 200 more words

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The Lakes in November

It’s officially Autumn now, and in keeping with that decree, the recent Indian summer of September seems to have done a runner, leaving grey skies, cloud and persistent if not heavy rain. 922 more words


The Lake District: "Wild swimming" adventures

As we were staying in Coniston for an extra week we decided to try and turn ourselves into wild swimmers.  Here how we got on… 1,031 more words