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The English Lake District – Selected Blog Posts — Around-England — Page 3

Not Only The Lake District – Blog Posts

Crummock Water from the Loweswater road
Glimpse of Crummock Water
from the Loweswater Road

On this page we show a selection of items from the Around-England blog relating to a variety of individual lakes.

Subsets of these are also found at:
Cumbria, Northern & Eastern Lakes
Cumbria North Western Lakes
Cumbria, Southern & Central Lakes

See also:
The Lake District Directory
for “Where to Go in the Lake District”.

Fishing in the Lake District

June 18, 2008

I am not a fisherman! That needs to be made clear from the start. I’m not going to pretend on this blog or web site to be the possessor of either knowledge or experience in this field. When my children were in their teens, twenty-five or more years ago, I had a short-lived urge to […]

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It’s England This Year

June 18, 2008

It seems that the predictions of British people holidaying in our own islands this year are coming true. For several decades the lure of reliable sunshine in Spain and elsewhere in the Mediterranean has been a greater attraction than the beauties of the English coastline or the grandeur of the Scottish and Welsh mountains. The […]

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Gardens of the Lake District

May 21, 2008

The English Lake District is well-known for its water and its mountains, but maybe less known for its gardens. And yet this “most beautiful corner of England” contains some magnificent gardens of many different varieties. I recently came across a book that I’d missed noticing when it was first published. (Obviously my eyesight must be […]

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Energetic Lakeland – and Where’s Keswick?

May 17, 2008

Last weekend (written in May 2008) it was a 112-mile cycling event over the Lakeland passes. This coming Sunday it’s the Brathay Windermere Marathon in which runners do a circuit of the lake. Much nicer scenery than the London Marathon! And a lot steeper in places as well. Where’s Keswick? I recall more than twenty-five […]

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Hard Cycling in the Lake District this Sunday

May 10, 2008

This coming Sunday drivers had better be on the lookout for hundreds of cyclists if they’re planning to be on the Lakeland roads. The Fred Whitton Challenge involves 112 miles of hard riding over Lake District passes including Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott and Wrynose. It’s organised for charity (The Dave Rayner Fund and MacMillan […]

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More Lakes Added Today

May 6, 2008

This page, which was one of the very first on the site, has now been removed. It now carries a 301 re-direct to http://around-england.co.uk/more-lakes-added-today/

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Hello!

May 2, 2008

This page, which was one of the very first on the site, has now been removed. It now carries a 301 re-direct to http://around-england.co.uk/more-lakes-added-today/

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