Misty Grasmere

Misty Grasmere

The view from Loughrigg Terrace across Grasmere was really misty when this photo was taken. You could just pick out the white building facing down to the lake on a rise outside the village. This is Allen Banks – one of Wordsworth’s homes in the Lake District. It is owned by the National Trust and only in recent years has been opened to the public. Continue reading

Ullswater

Ullswater

Ullswater is the Lake District’s second largest lake. The name derives from Ulfr – a Norse settler who was the first Lord of Ullswater. In summer the lake is pretty with colourful sails of windsurfers, dinghies and yachts. At the Continue reading