Lake District, England. Look at that little guy!

Oh England! So typical of the Lake District England - Beautiful area of the UK. Did a wonderful trip in the Lake District Sept 2009

Miss Potter's beloved Herdwick sheep were probably introduced by Norse settlers between the 10th and 11th centuries during the Viking invasions. The husbandry of Herdwick sheep has been a large factor in shaping the culture and terrain of the Lake District in NW England. Beatrix Potter was involved with breeding Herdwicks, acting as president of the breed association for a time. She bequeathed fifteen farms to the National Trust, and per her instructions all continue to graze Herdwick…

Miss Potter's beloved Herdwick sheep were probably introduced by Norse settlers between the and centuries during the Viking invasions. She bequeathed fifteen farms to the National Trust, and per her instructions all continue to graze Herdwick flocks.

Driving the sheep to a new field in the Lake District - England. October 2003.

Dry Stone Walls stop the sheep from straying as they are driven along this Lake District lane to a new grazing field, Wythburn, England.

wanderthewood: View down over Windermere from Loughrigg Fell - Cumbria, England by High Peak and Lowland

Loughrigg Fell: A marvelous hike in the Lake District offering spectacular views of Lake Windermere.That little ladder is called a stile. The structure allows hikers to safely cross over ancient stone walls that criss-cross the English countryside.

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Lake District, England, by lake-district-attractions.co.uk

Striding Edge, Helvellyn - a favourite walk in the Lake District with great views and a touch of excitement. It is a natural attraction.

Grasmere Village

Grasmere, Cumbria, The Lakes District. The poet William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere for fourteen years, described it as "the loveliest spot that man hath ever found".

followthewestwind: (via Lost Sheep, Lake District, England by Mark Howells-Mead | Anglomania)

Oh England! So typical of the Lake District England - Beautiful area of the UK. Did a wonderful trip in the Lake District Sept 2009

Herdwick Sheep are the native breed of the Lake District

Herdwick sheep (photo from Kinloch Sheepdogs). Herdwick sheep are the native…

#Herdwick #Sheep traveling on the road to Wrynose Pass, Cumbria England

Oh England! So typical of the Lake District England - Beautiful area of the UK. Did a wonderful trip in the Lake District Sept 2009

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