The English Lakes – photo story

Images from our time in the Lakes, May 2017. Click on an image to see a larger version.

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Rowing boats on Lake Windermere
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Cows at Derwentwater
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Hope Park, Keswick with Skiddaw in the background
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Dark and mysterious Ullswater, the second largest of the lakes in the area.
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Looking north from Helvellyn
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Looking west as we climbed Helvellyn
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A brief rest on the way up Helvellyn
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The western approach path to Helvellyn with Thirlmere in the background. We descended from the peak by this route. It’s hard on the legs because it’s a steep, stepped trail for the most part, but it does end at the The King’s Head Inn which was extremely welcome.
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Lake District peaks
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Belle Island, Lake Windermere
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I found this beauty in the ‘Hole in t’Wall’ pub in Bowness-on-Windermere
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The path to Castlerigg
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Oak tree on the path to Castlerigg
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Castlerigg Stone Circle
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Thirlmere Dam
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Woodland path in the Lakes