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Cliff tops, going towards St Bees Head, Cumbria. A great place to go walking!

Cliff tops, going towards St Bees Head, Cumbria. A great place to go walking!

Blecanthra, also known as Saddleback, is one of the most northerly mountains in the English Lake District.

Blecanthra, also known as Saddleback, is one of the most northerly mountains in the English Lake District.

Beatrix Potter's bedroom in Hill Top House in Near Sawrey, Cumbria, England, UK

Beatrix Potter's bedroom in Hill Top House in Near Sawrey, Cumbria, England, UK

Armadillidium pictum range, it is a species of woodlouse which occurs over most of Europe, except the Mediterranean Basin and Southeast Europe. In the British Isles, it is only known from a few sites, making it by some accounts, "Britain's rarest woodlouse". Since these sites are all remote from human habitation, in Cumbria and Powys, the species is thought to be native rather than introduced.

Armadillidium pictum range, it is a species of woodlouse which occurs over most of Europe, except the Mediterranean Basin and Southeast Europe. In the British Isles, it is only known from a few sites, making it by some accounts, "Britain's rarest woodlouse". Since these sites are all remote from human habitation, in Cumbria and Powys, the species is thought to be native rather than introduced.

A fragment of human leg bone discovered in Cumbria’s Kents Bank in the 1990s has been found to be more than 10,000 years old by Ian Smith of Liverpool John Moores University and Hannah O’Regan of the University of Nottingham. “Previous cave burials of humans from around this date have been in southern England, with later dates further north,” explained Smith.

A fragment of human leg bone discovered in Cumbria’s Kents Bank in the 1990s has been found to be more than 10,000 years old by Ian Smith of Liverpool John Moores University and Hannah O’Regan of the University of Nottingham. “Previous cave burials of humans from around this date have been in southern England, with later dates further north,” explained Smith.

Photo: @lake.district _______________________________________ Good Wednesday morning! We've hopped on a train from busy London and headed just three hours north to the glorious and peaceful Lake District in Cumbria England. These mountains and fells have enthralled humans for centuries. Celts Romans Angles and Vikings in succession settled among the lakes and it was the last of these who provided such place-name elements as -thwaite (clearing) fell (mountain with grazing) gill (ravine) force…

Photo: @lake.district _______________________________________ Good Wednesday morning! We've hopped on a train from busy London and headed just three hours north to the glorious and peaceful Lake District in Cumbria England. These mountains and fells have enthralled humans for centuries. Celts Romans Angles and Vikings in succession settled among the lakes and it was the last of these who provided such place-name elements as -thwaite (clearing) fell (mountain with grazing) gill (ravine) force…

The Lake District, Cumbria is superb... home to Scafell Pike - England's highest mountain, Wastwater - its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.  Boats, towns, lots of lakes and walks.. Beatrix Potter loved it! This is a view of boats on Windermere from Lake District Visitor Centre copyright Charlie Hedley

The Lake District, Cumbria is superb... home to Scafell Pike - England's highest mountain, Wastwater - its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere. Boats, towns, lots of lakes and walks.. Beatrix Potter loved it! This is a view of boats on Windermere from Lake District Visitor Centre copyright Charlie Hedley

The Great Holker Lime one of fifty great British trees

The Great Holker Lime Tree - England The Tree Council chose this as one of 50 great British trees in to commemorate Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee - 50 years on the throne. Height: feet ), Trunk: The tree is thought to be 400 years old.

On 24th May 1964, Jim Templeton, a fireman from Carlisle in the North of England, took his young daughter out to the marches overlooking the Solway Firth to take some photographs. Some days later Mr Templeton got his photographs processed by the chemist, who said that it was a pity that the man who had walked past had spoilt the best shot of Elizabeth holding a bunch of flowers. Jim was puzzled. There had been nobody else on the marshes nearby at the time.

On 24th May 1964, Jim Templeton, a fireman from Carlisle in the North of England, took his young daughter out to the marches overlooking the Solway Firth to take some photographs. Some days later Mr Templeton got his photographs processed by the chemist, who said that it was a pity that the man who had walked past had spoilt the best shot of Elizabeth holding a bunch of flowers. Jim was puzzled. There had been nobody else on the marshes nearby at the time.

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