Ambleside, Cumbria a beautiful place to visit with lots to offer from Hotels, B&B's, Restaurants, Cafes and shops. Also there is some fabulous walks and treks.

LAKE DISTRICT - Ambleside, Cumbria a beautiful place to visit with lots to offer from Hotels, B&B's, Restaurants, Cafes and shops. Also there is some fabulous walks and treks.

beatrix potter house windermere | Day Beatrix Potter Experience - Windermere, England

Beatrix Potter Experience in Lake District Including Lakeland Tour and Lake Cruise - Windermere, England

Beatrix Potter bought Hill Top in 1905, having fallen in love with the Lake District and the surrounding area. Over the next few years she spent as much time as possible at Hill Top, gaining inspiration for her stories from the farmhouse and the local villages.

Beatrix Potter bought Hill Top in having fallen in love with the Lake District and the surrounding area. Over the next few years she spent as much time as possible at Hill Top, gaining inspiration for her stories from the farmhouse and the local villages.

Herdwick sheep were probably introduced by Norse settlers during the Viking invasions (10th-11th c.). The husbandry of the sheep has been a large factor in shaping the culture & terrain of the Lake District. Beatrix Potter was involved with breeding Herdwicks & bequeathed 15 farms to the National Trust. Per her instructions all continue to graze Herdwick flocks.

Miss Potter's beloved Herdwick sheep were probably introduced by Norse settlers between the and centuries during the Viking invasions. She bequeathed fifteen farms to the National Trust, and per her instructions all continue to graze Herdwick flocks.

Scenic view of mountainous landscape of Lake District National park with Blea Tarn house in foreground, Cumbria, England.

Blea Tarn Farmhouse in Langdale, owned by the National Trust. My cousin Sheila lived here for several years, running a B & B. It can't have been easy with no mains electricity!

Coniston,Lake District, England

Travel Inspiration for England - Coniston,Lake District, England

Rydal Mount, Lake District, England Home of the poet William Wordsworth Displays of his work, portraits and Gardens

Day 3 - Manchester - Lake District - Rydal Mount Rydal Mount, Lake District, UK--Wordsworth's home. I could have stayed forever!

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