The Lake District -- Andrew, Aaron, and I spent a week in Hawkshead a decade or so ago, exploring and enjoying Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth country.   Aaron hiked; Andrew and I walked.  It was superb!

Postcard map of the Lake District ,UK -- Lizzie Bennet was supposed to take a trip here. Fate intervened, and she ended up visiting Derbyshire.

Grasmere, Cumbria, England

Wander the wood - Grasmere, Cumbria, England by Peter

1657 Chocolate House in Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, North West England, UK

1657 Chocolate House in Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, North West England, UK - serves 18 varieties of hot chocolate.

Swim: Cumbria has more than 80 lakes, meres, waters and tarns, making it the perfect place to enjoy a spot of wild swimming. The Lake District tends to be busy in summer but it is still possible to escape the crowds if you’re willing to explore.Even popular Ullswater, widely regarded as the most beautiful lake in England, has its share of secluded bays and beaches from which to enjoy a dip. Or hire a boat, fish for trout, dive, sail, canoe, catch the steamer or simply skim a pebble.

Swim: Cumbria has more than 80 lakes, meres, waters and tarns, making it the perfect place to enjoy a spot of wild swimming. The Lake District tends to be busy in summer but it is still possible to escape the crowds if you’re willing to explore.Even popul

The Dales Way is an 84-mile Long Distance Footpath in Northern England, from Ilkley, West Yorkshire, to Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. It passes through two National Parks: the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District National Park.

The Dales Way is an Long Distance Footpath in Northern England, from Ilkley, West Yorkshire, to Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. It passes through two National Parks: the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District National Park.

Six of the very best scenic road trips in the UK, Cumbria, Lake District, Grasmere Lake and village from Loughrigg Fell

Top 6 of the VERY BEST UK Road Trips

England Travel Inspiration - Six of the very best scenic road trips in the UK, Cumbria, Lake District, Grasmere Lake and village from Loughrigg Fell

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Lake District, Cumbria, England (by Gary Turnbull)

England Travel Inspiration - Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Lake District, Cumbria, England (by Gary Turnbull)

wanderthewood:  View down over Windermere from Loughrigg Fell - Cumbria, England by High Peak and Lowland

Loughrigg Fell: A marvelous hike in the Lake District offering spectacular views of Lake Windermere.That little ladder is called a stile. The structure allows hikers to safely cross over ancient stone walls that criss-cross the English countryside.

Aira Force Falls, Lake District

Aira Force waterfall, Ullswater Aira Force , located halfway between Glenridding and Watermillock, on the western shore of Ullswater, is the most heavily visited waterfall in the Lake District.

...A very hard frost had occurred overnight turning the ground white with rime. Then as the sun rose, the thin layer of Stratocumulus cloud that was sitting over Blencathra exploded into a fiery sea of colour. Fire and Ice - a perfect combination. Location: Castlerigg situated near Keswick in Cumbria, North West England. # Alan Novelli Photography.#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

A very hard frost had occurred overnight turning the ground white with rime. Then as the sun rose, the thin layer of Stratocumulus cloud-Fire and Ice - a perfect combination. Location: Castlerigg situated near Keswick in Cumbria, North West England.

"The Magic of Wasdale" - Wastwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England by Ian Hex of www.lightsweep.co.uk #Wastwater #LakeDistrict #England

The Magic of Wasdale - Wastwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England --- by Ian Hex on Lightsweep

Of Rain, Heather and The Langdale Pikes, Cumbria

Of Rain, Heather and The Langdale Pikes // Photo by Anita Nicholson on Fivehundredpx // Mountains / Nature / Outdoors / Wanderlust / Earth /

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