The Lake District, England

The Lake District. The land of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter greeted us with a downpour as we headed to the northernmost point of our trip. Marcus and I stayed in the bustling town of Keswick, which sits on the shores of Derwentwater Lake. When the sun came out on our second day, we made our way around the lake and picnicked on the shore with a flock of ducks. The unpredictable weather prevented us from hiking, but we did get the chance to visit the prehistoric Castlerigg stone circle.

During our last night in Keswick, the rain came in torrents. We were lucky to have such good weather for most of the trip, but when we woke in the morning, we quickly packed the car, grabbed coffee to go, and headed back south for a second round of the Cotswolds’ sunshine.

6 responses to “The Lake District, England

  1. Hey Carly,

    Did you know I was born in England and moved to Ca. when I was 8 years old. I was born in a village next to Winsor Castle. I still love to visit my friends and family that still live in the UK. Beautiful isn’t it?

    Great photos of you both…


  2. Your photos are amazing!!! “The land of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter greeted us with a downpour…” What awesome adventures!! 🙂 Have a blessed day!!

  3. These pictures are stunning. Have visited the Cotswolds on several occasions but I think I have to add the Lake District to the list for the next trip!

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