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Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District

Updated on November 16, 2015

My favorite Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District.

Planning a trip to England's Lake District?. The Lake District National Park, in North West England,is one of the most beautiful places in the world.
I'm lucky- I live in Grasmere, in the heart of the Lake District.

All the Lakes are beautiful in their own way, but here I've picked my personal choice of the Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District. If you want to vote on your favorite lake, there's a poll below for you to do this.

The 19th Century poets, most notably William Wordsworth, Coleridge and de Quincey were inspired by the Lakes of England's Lake District.

Artists , including Constable, Turner and Ruskin, have painted the Lakes.
Visitors from all over the world flock to the Lake District for the scenery .
There are 463 lakes and tarns in the Lake District. ( A "tarn" is the local word for a small lake or large pond)

Bassenthwaite Lake is the only Lake to have the word Lake in it's name. All the other lakes use the old words "mere" or "water", as in Grasmere and Rydal Water.

All the lakes in the Lake District National Park are beautiful and each of the Lake District lakes has a special character. It is very hard to decide on a Top 10 Lakes list, but here it is!

If you are planning a visit to the Lake District sometime soon, why not leave me a message on the Guestbook- I'm happy to answer any questions.

(Photo thanks to Cumbria Tourism, not licensed for reuse except by members. White Moss is a member, and is allowed to use these photos for commercial use) Intro photo by Tony Watson, taken on Derwent Water

Rydal Water- #1 of Top Ten Lakes in the Lake District.

Rydal Water, a lake loved by Wordsworth, who lived at Rydal Mount

"Like a fair sister of the sky,

Unruffled doth the blue lake lie,

Its mountains looking on"

Wiiliam Wordsworth wrote these lines about the perfect small lake of Rydal Water.A 2 hour circular walk round Rydal Water, beginning at White Moss House, taking in Rydal Mount, Rydal Hall, Rydal Caves and Rydal lakeshore is one of the most popular short walks in the Lake District. Click here for more details and photos of the Rydal Walk. I live by Rydal Water, and write from my own first hand experience!

Rydal Water
Rydal Water | Source

You'll need a good map for your tour around the top 10 lakes. - It's spring- time to plan your outdoor activities

If you are planning a trip to the Lake District National Park this spring or summer make sure you have a good map.

Here's an excellent walking map to help you around the county of Cumbria, home of the top 10 lakes.

UK readers can buy the Lake District (OS Travel Map - Tour Map) here

Lake District Map
Lake District Map

Clear,accurate and with lots of information, this map is a must buy as you plan your visit.

 

Grasmere- #2 of Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District.

Grasmere was home to William Wordsworth during his most productive years.

When Wordsworth lived at Dove Cottage Grasmere , there were no buildings in front of the house and he had clear views to Grasmere Lake, a great source of inspiration for him and many other poets bewitched by the Lake District.

The village of Grasmere lies beside the lake, in the heart of the Lake District.

Grasmere
Grasmere | Source

Grasmere Lake has been photographed by thousands of people from around the world. Here is a beautiful Allposters photo you can buy.

Take a rowing boat out on Grasmere to enjoy the calm magic of this top 10 lake.

If you have time, take a Grasmere Walk to really appreciate this top 10 lake, Grasmere

William Wordsworth Lived at Grasmere and Rydal - Read the poems of the greatest poets on your Kindle.

To enjoy the beauty of the Lake District even more, try reading the poems of one of the world's greatest poets, William Wordsworth, who lived in Grasmere and Rydal, and who walked around these two beautiful lakes throughout his long life.

This is a classic collection of Wordsworth's poems.

Find out more about The History and background of William Wordsworth's poem "Daffodils" here

Selected Poetry of William Wordsworth (Modern Library Classics)
Selected Poetry of William Wordsworth (Modern Library Classics)

You can download the most famous Wordsworth poems, such as William Wordsworth's Daffodils to your Kindle. Carry all these gems around on your wonderful light Kindle . ( you can , of course, get them in book form if you prefer)

Uk readers can buy this classic collection from amazon.co.uk through this link. Selected Poetry of William Wordsworth (Modern Library Classics)

 

Grasmere lies in the heart of England's Lake District. - Where is the Lake District? This map will show you!

A markerDove Cottage,Grasmere, Home of William Wordsworth, in the heart of England's Lake District. -
Grasmere LA22 9SH
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Windermere- #3 of Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District - Windermere is the largest lake in England.

Photo of Windemere at Sunset by Tony West , thank to Cumbria Tourism, all rights reserved.Not for reuse.

Windermere is 13 miles long, making it the longest lake in England and the Lake District.

It is the most southerly of the lakes, and the most accessible to visitors. When the railways came through to Windermere in the 19th century, the lake was opened to mass tourism for the first time. These days it is the first lake reached by most visitors, making it the busiest lake.

I spent many holidays as a child in a cabin on its shores. I used to love watching the Windermere Steamers ply the lake. These magnificent old boats still run today. A boat trip on Windmere is a wonderful day out.

If you're visiting the Lakes, you need a good pair of hiking boots. - Get out and walk in the Lake District- buy your bargain boots here.

My friend has just bought some great hiking boots on ebay. Nearly new, hardly worn, and a real bargain. See what you can find before you visit the Lake District.

Ladies! Did you know that there are Backpacks specifically designed for women? If you are serious about hiking, you really need to get a properly fitting backpack for the female frame It will make a huge difference to your comfort.

Coniston Water # 4 of Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District.

Consiton Water was home to Ruskin, and the setting for Swallows and Amazons

This magnificent lake is known for its stillness. It is for that reason the Donald Campbell chose it for his world water speedboat records.Sadly he was killed on Coniston in 1967 whilst attempting to break his own record in his famous boat "Bluebird".The boat is now bsing restored at the Coniston Museum.

John Ruskin, one of the great intellectuals and artists of the 19th Century, lived at Brantwood on the shores of the Lake - well worth a visit. John Ruskin is responsible also for the craft of Ruskin lace from the Lake District

The lake is also the setting for "Swallows and Amazons", the classic children's books written by Arthur Ransome.

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Along the west side of Coniston run the Coniston Fells, the most famous of which is Coniston Old Man. A really challenging walk, with fantastic views.

Planning to visit England's Lake District? Or just dreaming?

Top 10 England's Lake District (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)
Top 10 England's Lake District (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)

You'll need a guide book. This one is one of my favorites with excellent pictures. As I live in the area, I can guarantee that this book is 100% a good choice.

 

Derwent Water # 5 of Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District

Derwent Water, sometimes called "the Queen of the Lakes"

Derwent Water in the North of the Lake District is ringed by mountains. The walk along the top of Catbells, on the west of the lake, offers amazing views up the lake to Keswick, and beyond to Skiddaw and Blencathra.

Keswick lies at the north of the lake, and The Theatre by the Lake by the shore of Derwent Water is a splendid place to visit.

Passenger boats go round Derwentwater from Keswick all day, rather like a circular bus service, stopping along the way to pick up walkers . You can get off the boat, walk a couple of stops along the lake, then hop back on!

Late 18th century painting of Derwent Water by Joseph Wright of Derby.
Late 18th century painting of Derwent Water by Joseph Wright of Derby. | Source

Ullswater #6 of the Top 10 Lake in the Lake District.

Ullswater inspired Wordsworth's poem "I wandered lonely as a cloud..."

Helvellyn towers over the west of Ullswater, with Place Fell on the west.

Take the boat from Glenridding over to Howtown and walk back along the shore round the south of the lake. It takes about 3 hours, its mostly pretty flat, and the views are wonderful.

From Glenridding drive down past Gowbarrow , home of Wordsworth's Daffodils, and visit the most famous waterfalls in the Lake District, Aira Force . These falls, along with much of the glorious Lake District landscape, are under the care of the National Trust.

J M W Turner, the outstanding English artist, loved the Lake District and we are fortunate to have his beautiful works that allow us to see these wonderful views through the eyes of the genius that was J M W Turner.

 Ullswater from Gobarrow Park, J. M. W. Turner, watercoluor, 1819. Turner loved the Lake District
Ullswater from Gobarrow Park, J. M. W. Turner, watercoluor, 1819. Turner loved the Lake District | Source

Wastwater #7 of the Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District

Wastwater is the deepest and most dramatic of all the Lakes.

Down one side of the lake, the screes run down into the water. Along the other side, a narrow road runs all along the lake, ending at the Wasdale Head Inn and campsite.

This is the home of British rock climbing. Started by Victorian gentlemen in Tweed jackets and hobnail boots, this daring sport now has a huge following . The clothing these days is lightweight and high tech, but the challenges remain the same.

This splendid photograph "Winter reflections Wastwater" is by Stewart Smith, a brilliant local photographer who has given me permission to use his photos. All rights are reserved, and you may not use this photo with permission.

Thanks to Stewyphoto on flickr

If you would like to buy any of Stewart's photos, visit his website , Stewart Smith Photography.

Prints can be ordered onlne, and can be shipped in the UK or overseas. A great gift idea!

Want to know what's going on in the Lake District? - Check to see what's happening in the Top 10 Lakes.

The Lake District has its own newspapers that you can read online.

Take a look at what's happening the the Lakes.

Thirlmere #8 of the Top 10 Lake District Lakes

The only man made lake on my list.

In the 19th Century the city of Manchester needed a water supply for the masses of people who had flocked to this huge city following the Industrial Revolution.An Act of Parliament was passed, allowing the Manchester Corporation to flood an area of the Lake District where two smaller lakes existed. A village had to be evacuated, and the residents relocated.

The first water arrived in Manchester on 13 October 1894. It travels all the 100 miles by gravity, taking nearly 2 days to arrive.

It is carried in the Thirlmere Aqueduct , a magnificent engineering achievement, which still supplies 1 million Mancunians a day with superb Lake District water.

Thirlmere
Thirlmere | Source

Buttermere #9 of the top 10 Lake District Lakes

Beautiful Buttermere-"The lake of the Dairy Pastures"

The village of Buttermere is the popular place to start a variety of walks. One of the few flat walks in the Lake District is a fascinating circular walk round the shores, stopping for a swim in warm weather.

Higher level walks up Red Pike, Fleetwith Pike, or Wainwright's favorite mountain, Haystacks, can all be done form Buttermere Village.

The Fish Inn at Buttermere was home to Mary Robinson,1778-1837, know as the Maid of Buttermere. She was said to be a stunning beauty, and became a tourist attraction after the Romantic poets sang her praises.Her story is told in the book by Melvyn Bragg.

Beautiful Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike in the background
Beautiful Buttermere with Fleetwith Pike in the background | Source

Bassenthwaite Lake #10 of the Top 10 Lake District Lakes

Bassenthwaite Lake- the home of the Ospreys.

Bassenthwaite Lake in the North of the Lake District stretches west from Skiddaw mountain towards to coast.

In recent years it has become the centre of a pilgrimage for bird watchers. In the early 20th Century Ospreys had become extinct in Britain However, in recent years, a nesting pair of birds has returned to Bassenthwaite Lake.

Every year now an Osprey Watch is mounted by the RSPB, the Lake District National Park and the Forestry Commission to protect the birds and their chicks. Live webcams monitor their progress, and a visitor centre has been set up so that they can be observed at a distance through telescopes by bird lovers.Its amazing!

A frozen Bassenthwaite Lake in winter
A frozen Bassenthwaite Lake in winter | Source

Vote on your favorite lake from the Lake District - Top 10 lakes in the Lake District.

Its hard to make a choice. All the lakes are so beautiful.

Which is your favorite Lake District lake?

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If you are visiting the Top 10 Lakes, here are some useful links - Are you planning to visit the Lake District?

If you are thinking of coming to the Lake District to enjoy the fabulous lakes and mountains, here are some linke that you might like to look at for more information.

The Top 10 Lakes on YouTube - The Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District

I've picked a YouTube video of every one of my Top 10 Lakes in the Lake District- please take a look and enjoy!

Read all about one of the Lake District's greatest fans

Brockstone Grasmere Holiday rental cottage, with amazing views over Rydal Water.
Brockstone Grasmere Holiday rental cottage, with amazing views over Rydal Water. | Source

Stay in a beautiful Lakes cottage- owned by your author!

Brockstone Holiday Cottage Grasmere
Brockstone Cottage has the most amazing views over Rydal Water and the Lake District mountains, and you can rent this holiday cottage for your Lake District ...

I hope you enjoyed this tour of 10 Lake District Lakes - It was a hard choice to decide which were my top 10 lakes- do you agree?

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      Sue Dixon 3 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @smarterdigital: I don't think anyone ever looked at it before! I love it! Thanks for your comments.

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      smarterdigital 3 years ago

      Lovely lense. There's a strange guy at the end of the Grasmere video, though!

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      longlakelifestyle 3 years ago

      Yes, it was such a hard choice to decide which was the top 10. I definitely will check out all of them if time allows it.

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      chrissym67 4 years ago

      What a wonderful lens. This makes me yearn to repeat the many holidays I have taken all over the Lake District. I wonder if the Pheasant at Bassenthwaite Lake is still there? You can't beat the Lakes for romance!

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      ZaksSquidoo 4 years ago

      Love the lens! I personally like Derwent water, it's great for a day out and you can walk Catbells all at the same time. They're all special though!

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      suepogson 4 years ago

      Lovely - makes me homesick.

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      Cynthia Davis 4 years ago from Pittsburgh

      I've thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the top 10 Lake District Lakes. Angel Blessings**

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      chinchilla-cages 4 years ago

      I need to go for another visit sometime!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i loved this, thank you! I'm coming to the lake district from New Zealand to see the setting of the Swallows and Amazons, is Windermere the best place to stay in?

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      terrywoodhouse lm 5 years ago

      will checkout some of this info when i go to ambleside next month

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      Liz Mackay 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Haven't been to the lake district for years. Must do something about it. Blessed.

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      AnnaleeBlysse 5 years ago

      Some lovely photos showcasing these lakes.

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      waldenthreenet 5 years ago

      Wordsworth's house in the lake district ? Wow ! Let's start a travel exchange club ! Congrads your Squidoo level 61. Conversations helps generate new ideas. Thanks.

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      aquarian_insight 5 years ago

      I have always wanted to visit the Lake District but have not made it yet. However, when I do, your lens will be an invaluable resource! Thank you.

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      futurefocus57 5 years ago

      I can't wait to travel. I love lakes, so this would definitely be a choice to visit. Good job.

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      cheech1981 5 years ago

      i've never been down to the south of argentina but i hear they have a great lake district down there...have u been?

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      Little Linda Pinda 5 years ago from Florida

      I used to enjoy living on a lake, not as gorgeous as these but still wonderful. Now I live on a pond which in Florida they call lakes. I still love the view and the wildlife.

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      nephthys lm 5 years ago

      Nice to see another Cumbrian!

      I live near coniston, woodland valley.

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      fardin97 5 years ago

      This is a great lens

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      All of these lakes are beautiful but i like Wastwater

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      My favourite part of the world, many thanks for sharing :-)

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      Kay 5 years ago

      That "Winter reflections Wastwater" is absolutely stunning! Very nice page.

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      MarionElodie 5 years ago

      This is a great lens, which really made me want to go to the Lake District. I'll have to do some research and see when it's possible. Thanks for sharing!

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      SteveKaye 5 years ago

      All of these lakes are beautiful. Thank you for publishing this lens.

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      getmoreinfo 5 years ago

      This is a great lens I like the information and will be coming back to read more of your work.

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      Chazz 5 years ago from New York

      What amazing pictures! It looks so peaceful too. Hope I get the chance to visit this area in person -- I've been to London but this just takes my breath away.

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      dahlia369 5 years ago

      Breathtaking area and beautiful images. Enjoy your spring around these peaceful lake and thank you for sharing!! :)

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      Breathtaking scenery. I would love to see the Lakes in person, but this is a great alternative. Thanks for the Lake lenses.

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      cao2fine 5 years ago

      Gorgeous pictures and posters! Must be breathtaking in person.

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      puppyprints 5 years ago

      I did not realize England was so beautiful

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      flycatcherrr 5 years ago

      Lovely! I haven't visited the Lake District for years; I'd forgotten how beautiful it is. No, there's no way to choose a favourite!

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      allenwebstarme 5 years ago

      Lakes, pond and rivers view give me positive energy, so this lens is one of my favorite. Beautiful lakes and beautifully presented. I'm nature lover like you.

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      PaulRyan 5 years ago

      It brings back some good memories, especially of Keswick. There are some very beautiful photos on this page, but if anyone hasn't visited then they should as it's even more beautiful in person.

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      PaulRyan 5 years ago

      It brings back some good memories, especially of Keswick. There are some very beautiful photos on this page, but if anyone hasn't visited then they should as it's even more beautiful in person.

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      Donnette Davis 5 years ago from South Africa

      I have fond memories of our extended trip to the Lake District in the mid 90's... lovely pictures. Thank you for sharing.

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      rangiiria 5 years ago

      The pics were so idyllic - i agree that it is a hard choice to decide which are my top ten.

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      AsaGislason 5 years ago

      Planning a trip to the Lake District this autumn so your list will become very handy. Thanks

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Beautiful photography. Enjoyed your lens

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      Antony J Waller 6 years ago from North Yorkshire

      Great photos!

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      sukkran trichy 6 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      beautiful collections of top ten lakes. i really enjoyed your lens. ~blessed~

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      Joan4 6 years ago

      What a lovely lovely area! I would enjoy visiting each one, but especially Gowbarrow , home of Wordsworth's Daffodils. I am traveling around the world this weekend via Squidoo and leaving you a very special squidangel blessing. Thank you for the visit to the Lake District Lakes.

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      GeoffSteen 6 years ago

      Beautiful pictures. I bet it's been packed in Grasmere this weekend!

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      Katherine Tyrrell 6 years ago from London

      A great lens - well written and a nice local perspective. Mind you, I still think it should include Tarn Hows!

      Blessed and added/lensrolled to The Best of the UK

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      ChrisDay LM 6 years ago

      Must go back soon - too many years have passed.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      These lakes are stunning. Thank you for sharing.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Beautiful lens! Blessed by a Squidoo Angel on 12/14/2010. Have a great day!

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      dannystaple 6 years ago

      Those are some truly beautiful images from the Lake District there. It is almost criminal that I've never visited the place, perhaps I will on my next big holiday. Anyway - a great lens, and I love the pictures.

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      Senora M 6 years ago

      Wow, super cool lens with lots of great pictures! Nice job!!!

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      KettyRobinson 6 years ago

      Very informative lens. I have never been to any of these lakes, but yearning to see these lakes. Lakes are really one of the gift from the nature for human beings. they may be due to results of catastrophic historical events, but they are one of the attractive places for vacations where anybody would love to go.

      http://www.thetop10guide.net/top-10-exceptional-la...

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Beautiful collection ! I am from Atlanta Web Design Services thanks for sharing.

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      Sue Dixon 6 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @RaintreeAnnie: Thank you for your visit and comments.

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      Sue Dixon 6 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @sukkran trichy: Thank you very much sukkran

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      RaintreeAnnie 6 years ago from UK

      You have captured this lovely area beautifully :)

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      sukkran trichy 6 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      really a wonderful lens with beautiful pictures and details. book marked this page. thanks for sharing

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      Sue Dixon 6 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @RuthCoffee: Thanks mulberry. I like the new videos too!

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      RuthCoffee 6 years ago

      Lovely, each and every one. The videos are a nice addition.

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      Sue Dixon 6 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @reasonablerobby: You really are a Lakes fan RR- thank you for your visit.

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      Sue Dixon 6 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @NanLT: Make sure you come and see us when you visit!

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      reasonablerobby 6 years ago

      Bassenthwaite is a favourite of mine. I spent two weeks on a course at Higham Hall. Also took my lads to Elterwater fly fishing when they were young too.

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      Nan 6 years ago from London, UK

      Another area of England I would love to visit one day.

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      editionh 7 years ago

      Great lens, I envy you for living in such a beautiful landscape!

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      norma-holt 7 years ago

      Magnificent lens. I gave not been to England yet, and probably may not get there now but I have always enjoyed good documentaries on the country and this rates highly with them Blessed and featured on Sprinkled with Stardust

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @ajgodinho: Thank you very much, gald you emjoed your viisit.

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      Anthony Godinho 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Beautiful lakes - I was trying to figure out which one I like, but I like 'em all ;) - great connection with William Wordsworth as well...nicely done! All the best with the Giant challenge!

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @myraggededge: Thanks to you all for visiting and commenting- and thank you theraggededge for your angel blessing

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      myraggededge 7 years ago

      Stopped by again just to view the scenery and... ooops... spilled a little Angel dust :-)

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      What a beautiful place, and the pictures are breath-taking. I would love to visit England some day.

      5 Stars, lensrolled and on my way to feature this on Nigel Kennedy lens. ~ Very lovely indeed!

      Susie

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 7 years ago from United States

      Everything is so beautiful! It looks so peaceful and serene. I loved the Osprey video :)

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      Kiosks4business 7 years ago

      Great Lens - and what superb photos! I think the whole area holds such beauty.

      http://www.kiosks4business.com/page.php?id=125&...

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @clemency lm: Thank you- I hope you cal in when you make that visit!

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      clemency lm 7 years ago

      What a beautiful lens. I am ashamed to say I have never visited the Lake District before, despite living not too far away! You have inspired me to.

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      LotusMalas 7 years ago

      It looks so beautiful there! Thank you for sharing this with us!

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      stacy mcdaniel 7 years ago

      WOW! Awesome lens. I love # 1. That is a very beautiful picture.I would love to visit some day.

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      Indigo Janson 7 years ago from UK

      Wonderful - very informative and a beautiful selection of images. I can't believe I haven't yet been to the Lake District. It's on my list for 2010 - and I know where to come when I'm planning my trip!

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @Spook LM: Thank you kindly sir for your visit, and your blessing. Very much appreciated!

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      @Kiwisoutback: Thank you very much for your visit and your blessing! Friday 13 November not unlucky!

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      Spook LM 7 years ago

      Beautiful, I was sure I had been to this lens before. Obviously not, strange, but better late than never. Blessed by an Angel.

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      Kiwisoutback 7 years ago from Massachusetts

      I've never heard of this area, but it looks incredible! Well done, Squid Angel blessed.

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      Thank you Paul and Mary Beth for your kind words and blessings.

      I've very happy that my favourite lens is like by you all.[in reply to pkmcr]

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      DrRichard LM 7 years ago

      I love the Lake District and it's a while since I've been there. 5 stars and favourited!

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      pkmcr 7 years ago from Cheshire UK

      What a fantastic lens about one of the most amazing areas of the UK - well done and you have been blessed by a Squid Angel :-)

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      Mary Beth Granger 7 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      This is such a beautiful lens! I've never been to the Lake District...it is definitely on my list on our next visit to the UK! We have friends that live in the southern part of England by the Wales border so we visit every few years.

      5*****and blessed by a SquidAngel!!

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      A special thank you to four Angels- Susanna, Crystal, Heather and Alison for your blessings.

      I'm so happy that you enjoyed this lens.

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      Sue Dixon 7 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      Crystal- thank you so much for introducing me to Rocketmoms- its been great!

      Thank you also for your blessing! Much appreciated.![in reply to luvmyludwig]

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      Heather Burns 7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      Blessed by a new squid angel today. I loved this one and had to come back to bless it.

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      luvmyludwig lm 7 years ago

      Great job on this, Congrats on Rocketmoms Graduation. Blessed by a Squid Angel

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      Bambi Watson 7 years ago

      Lovely lens!

      Congratulations on Graduating RocketMom!

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      Susanna Duffy 7 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      What a gorgeous place to live! And a lovely lens to showcase it. Blessed by an Angel today (squidoo.com/october-blessings)

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      reasonablerobby 7 years ago

      You've captured the real essence of The Lake District. Makes me feel homesick :) I've TU'd on Stumble Upon too - cheers RR

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      myraggededge 7 years ago

      Gorgeous - you did a really good job on this one!

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Beautiful lens! The lakes look great. I would love to visit any of them.

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      oztoo lm 7 years ago

      You lucky duck. Living in such a beautiful place. If I ever get back to England the Lake District is on the top of places to visit. Your lens just reinforced that idea for me. Thanks for a beautiful lens.

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      Heather Burns 7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      OMG, what a beautiful lens!!! The Lake District has always fascinated me and this lens is a wonderful incentive to get there soon! 5*, fave, lensroll. Great job!

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      AlisonMeacham 7 years ago

      It is a long time since I have visited the Lake District but I have fond memories of it - a beautiful place. Angel Blessings to you for a beautiful lens.

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