An easy lakeside amble along the quiet side of Derwent Water
and through tranquil parkland.
Visits to Grasmere, Loweswater, Buttermere, Derwent Water
, Ambleside and Keswick were a landscape photographer's dream and Richard's projected images had captured the sheer beauty that the Lake District has to offer, and which undoubtedly contained some future competition winners!
You can enjoy the stunning grounds of the Lingholm Estate along the shores of the famous Derwent Water
The eight-mile walk around the lake of Derwent Water
- that starts and ends at the hotel - is a particular favourite with guests.
THE market town of Keswick - nestling between mountains and the banks of Derwent Water
in Lake District - is a good base for exploring the northern Lakes and the beautiful valleys of Borrowdale, Buttermere and Newlands.
The Saint Herbert must have performed a similar task every day when he lived as a hermit on this island in the middle of Derwent Water
, Cumbria, back in 687 AD.
Isle be there Rampsholme Island in nearby Derwent Water
was given to the National Trust in 1929 - the year Swallows and Amazons is set - so that families could picnic there, build dens and experience the magic of exploring an island for themselves.
| Chris and Carole Wiltshire paddle on Derwent Water
. Above, a still from the new Swallows and Amazons film
From the lush green valley floor to magnificent views over Derwent Water
, this walk is a great way to take home a lasting memory of the Lake District, and all in under three hours.
Swimming in Derwent Water
was also hard, it was incredibly choppy.
in the Lake District was in New Zealand, said 23%, and 36% thought The Needles off the Isle of Wight were not in Britain.
VISIT Historically in Cumberland, Keswick is situated just north of Derwent Water
, and a short distance from Bassenthwaite in the Lake District National Park.