Bassenthwaite Lake on the Around-England Blog

Ospreys and Mountain Bikes in the Lake District

April 3, 2012

Great news for the osprey watchers of the Lake District.  BBC News Cumbria reports A female osprey has been spotted in Cumbria at the start of the nesting season. …. The unidentified female was spotted on a nest near Keswick on Friday but it is not known if she will remain. Ospreys fly south to Africa during […]

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Bassenthwaite Lake from the Whinlatter road

August 17, 2011

A very short post today. Few words, just a view of Bassenthwaite Lake that has been photographed and painted times without number. From near water level it is difficult to get a good view of this the most northerly of the Lake District waters – the only one which actually has “Lake” in it’s name. […]

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A Lake District Update – 2010:wk03

January 19, 2010

The Lake District has been getting quite a bit of TV publicity recently.  We’ve seen a presenter “swim-hiking”, a hotelier doing an overnight two-length swim in Windermere – that is, the full length of Windermere and back – and although I am not an addict myself I understand that even Coronation Street has been showing […]

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