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.

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.

Lumsdale Falls, Peak District, Derbyshire, England

There are very few locations in the world that have true natural beauty like this! Here is the simply stunning Lumsdale Falls in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England.

10 great Peak District (UK) Walks. #hiking #trekking #england

From countryside strolls to hikes and cimbs, you’ll find a multitude of walks for all abilities through the picturesque Peak District.

The Lake District for Holidays - National Railway Museum

Lake District - Derwentwater from Keswick Hill Art Print by National Railway Museum at King & McGaw

If your visiting the Lake District and you are looking for ideas of what to do, naturally call in and see us we are open all weekend Sat 9-5.30, Sun 10-4, Mon 10-4. We have also put together a list of things to do in the Lake District for you.

If your visiting the Lake District and you are looking for ideas of what to do, naturally call in and see us we are open all weekend Sat Sun Mon We have also put together a list of things to do in the Lake District for you.

The most popular and most highly visited of the many spectacular waterfalls in the Lake District is Aira Force

Aira Force waterfall, Ullswater Aira Force , located halfway between Glenridding and Watermillock, on the western shore of Ullswater, is the most heavily visited waterfall in the Lake District.

England Travel Inspiration - A Trip to England's Lake District | Sea of Atlas

A Trip To England's Lake District


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