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Lancashire, Cheshire and Cumbria - including the beautiful Lake District of England in old Cumberland and Westmorland


From the cities of Chester, Liverpool and Manchester to the English Lakes and mountains of the surrounding area of West Cumbria and South Cumbria and of course 'old' Westmorland and Cumberland!


 Interesting places to visit, good walks and good cafes! 

Lake Windermere

1a. Kendal (1) The Cumbrian Town of Kendal-in-Westmorland, Castle, Museum

1b. Kendal (2) Parish Churches, Quaker Tapestry - places of worship in Kendal Town

1c. Kendal (3) The Abbott Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

2a. Grasmere to Easedale Tarn Walk

and 2b. Grasmere Village, St Oswald's Church and Dove Cottage

3. Walking around Kentmere and refreshment in Staveley

4a. Ambleside - Wansfell Pike - Troutbeck Circular Walk (Part 1, see below)

and 4b. Troutbeck Village, Jesus Church, Town End, and walk back to Ambleside (Part 2)

5a. Carlisle (1) The Cathedral

5b. Carlisle (2) The City Centre and Buildings

5c. Carlisle (3) The Castle

5d. Carlisle (4) Old Tullie House and Guildhall Museums

6. Borrowdale - Walla Crag - Derwent Water - Keswick Walk, Lake District

7a. Walking around Buttermere, Lake District * 7b. Autumn Scenes around Buttermere

8. A visit to the Georgian Town of Cockermouth

9. Visit to the Port of Whitehaven

10. Visit to St Bees Head and St Bees Priory Church

11. Borrowdale Circular Walk: Seatoller - Rosthwaite - Castle Crag, Lake District

12. A late Autumn walk up Cat Bells, Lake District

13. LIVERPOOL picture page INDEX

14. Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere & Blackwell House, Lake District

15. Walking around Rydal Water and Grasmere Lake and the Coffin Walk, Lake District

16. Walking in Great Langdale Valley and climbing all the Langdale Pikes, Lake District National Park

17. Climbing Coniston Old Man, Lake District

18. Lanercost Priory, Cumbria

19. A Circular Walk Around Loughrigg Fell, Loughrigg Tarn and Rydal Hall

20. Skelwith Bridge, Colwith and Elterwater Circular Walks, Lake District

21. Views from Orrest Head, Windermere, Lake District and walking to Troutbeck from Windermere

22. The Historic City of CHESTER - Index of picture pages

23. Walking by Windermere and a circular walk from Far Sawrey via Moss Eccles Tarn

24. BUSES in the Lake District!

25. Allan Bank, Grasmere

26. The Cumbrian Coast Line - scenic railway trip

27. The Furness Line - scenic railway trip from Barrow-in-Furness to Carnforth Station

28. MANCHESTER picture page INDEX

29. The East Lancashire Railway

30 The Bury Transport Museum

31. Brathay Church, Holy Trinity Church

32. Walking around Tarn Hows, Lake District

33. Brantwood House, John Ruskin's House, Coniston, Cumbria

34. The Village of Hawkshead, Parish Church, Cumbria

35. Lancaster (1) The Town, Museum and Castle

36. Lancaster (2) The Parish Church of St Mary

37. Nostalgia - Rainhill Station, Prescot Station & Whiston

38. Climbing Scafell Pike from Seathwaite in the Lake District

39. Cartmel Priory in South Lakeland

40. Circular walk from Keswick via the Latrigg viewpoint (includes part of Keswick Railway walk)

41. Circular Walking over Loughrigg Fell from Clappergate and Brathay

42. A 'Railway' walk from Keswick to Threlkeld and the Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (got the bus back!)

43. Sizergh Castle and walk to Lyth Valley

44. Walking from Genridding, Patterdale and Ullswater

45a. Kirkby Lonsdale (1) The Town

45b. Kirkby Lonsdale (2) St Mary's Church

45c. Kirkby Lonsdale (3) A River Lune Walk from Ruskin's View to the Devil's Bridge

45d. Kirkby Lonsdale (4) Circular walk via Whittington and the River Lune

46. A climb up Helvellyn from Thirlmere reservoir

47. Brougham Hall, near Penrith, Cumbria (history, architecture and contemporary use and restoration)

48. Brampton in Cumbria - St Martin's Church and stained glass windows

See also ...  The Town of Penrith and The Rheged Centre

The Settle-Carlisle Railway Trip

Stainmore Railway, Kirkby Stephen East

Trams of the Greater Manchester Metrolink

Cumbria, Two red sandstone medieval churches: St Luke's Church, Ousby near Townhead and St. Margaret and St. James, Long Marton




Chester Cathedral





Approaching Keswick from the east on the A66 main road - great scenic driving in England's classic Lake District.


Carlisle Cathedral



Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike


Lanercost Priory

Lanercost Priory


Borrowdale in Autumn


Liverpool University


Great Langdale in the Lake district


Street Scenes in the historic City of Chester


Langdale Pikes


Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Lake Windermere

We live in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and have a great drive across to the Lake District National Park

Driving over from the North Yorks Moors you get a quick glimpse of Brough Castle as you leave the A66 and head west on the A685 road to Kendal.


Its a nice run on the A685 with good views towards Bowderdale to the south.


Before you drop down into Kendal you get a last few of the Howgills on the other side of the M6 and the north west mainline.


Molly Brown and Phil Brown feasting in Lakeland, Windermere, October 2015


Chris Tidy and Phil Tidy also  feasting in Lakeland, Windermere, October 2015


Orrest Head, Windermere

Views from Orrest Head, Windermere: Chris Tidy, Molly Brown, Phil Tidy and Phil Brown (2014)


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