Wordsworth and the Lake District are inseparable. Add the names of Coleridge, Beatrix Potter and Alfred Wainwright and it’s no surprise that today’s visitors flock here in their thousands. But not in more remote Eskdale and its dramatic neighbour Wasdale (above).Continue reading “Wordsworth and the Western Fells”
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Wordsworth’s Wonderful Lakeland
About Wordsworth’s Lakeland people say “You may leave the Lake District, but once you’ve been, it’ll never leave you…” His unforgettable poetry rings through these hills and dales and over this lovely Grasmere lake – ‘The loveliest spot that man hath ever found’.Continue reading “Wordsworth’s Wonderful Lakeland”
Walking the Fells with Wordsworth
What draws the crowds to the Lake District? If you’ve ever been there you’ll know. But leave the car and the tourists and start climbing into the fells. You’ll soon find yourself alone walking where Wordsworth walked and sharing his thoughts so beautifully expressed in his poetry.