Up in the Lake District and a little less hectic than Lake Windermere is Derwentwater, hard by the town of Keswick. I was up there a while ago, back in the days before things went askew.
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The place, Whitehaven on the Cumbrian coast. The date March 2009. I have a great liking for this stretch of the UK’s coastline. It’s a journey I’ve made by the coastline hugging rail route quite a few times. From the southern busy-ness of Barrow and it’s shipyards, up past Ravenglass with it’s Roman Fort and miniature railway. Then along the open stretches from Seascale, past Nethertown and its reclaimed houses […]
It could almost be a song title. The date is May, 2011. By the dubious magic of my time travelling blog we have landed in the Cumbrian town of Keswick in the “drink in with your eyes gorgeous” Lake District. I admit that this may not be the prettiest part of the town and I’ll be revisiting with more sumptuous images later but I was intrigued by the name. I […]
Right, so where was I? This is the follow on from the post about my coffee and teacake in Arnside. ( There will be a link thing at the bottom for that. ) After that quick refuelling it was down to the station at Arnside and onto the train to Ulverston. On a side note, this is a really attractive train journey, travelling as it does around the top edge […]
A Few days ago I took a trip up to the annual Dickensian Christmas Festival in the pretty Cumbrian market town of Ulverston. It’s a riot of an event, the whole town gets into the spirit of the thing and the narrow winding streets and market square of the town only add to the atmosphere of the two day event. It’s popular, very popular. I made the blunder on my […]