Tag: Cumbria

Holehird Gardens

In 1885 the walled garden was created along with the heated greenhouses. In 1897 when the Groves family moved to Holehird the gardens continued to develop and expand which included the rock gardens and water features.

Kirkstone Pass

The Kirkstone pass has the highest altitude of 1, 489 feet in the Lake District and is the highest pass that’s open to traffic.

Rydal Water and Cave

This cave was formally known as Loughrigg Quarry, over two hundred years ago it was a working quarry and now this hollowed out cave is purely man-made from a forgotten time.

Orrest Head

Orrest Head is a hill on the east side of Windermere, Cumbria.

William Wordsworth Grave

In 1813 Wordsworth and his family moved to Rydal Mount, Ambleside and that’s where he spent the rest of his life.

John Ruskin Grave

Ruskin returned to the Lake District including Keswick several more times and in 1871 he bought Brantwood near Coniston. His house was to receive visitors such as Charles Darwin.

Hutton-In-The-Forest

Hutton – In – The – Forest was believed to be a medieval stronghold and still includes to this day a Pele tower.

Brockhole Gardens

Brockhole includes a large garden and woodland area with plenty of paths and trails.

Biskey Howe Viewpoint

Biskey Howe is a landmark viewpoint in Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria.

The Mysteries of Dacre

The old gravestones have been left, almost frozen in time and engulfed back into nature. 

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