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maggie mccall | Buttermere, Cumbria, UK

Buttermere, Cumbria, UK

Buttermere is a lake in the English Lake District in North West England, Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. Its elevation above sea level is 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker. It is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north west.
maggie mccall | Buttermere  Cumbria

Buttermere Cumbria

Buttermere is a lake in the English Lake District in North West England., Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. It has an elevation above sea level of 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker & is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north-west.
maggie mccall | Buttermere

Buttermere

Buttermere is a lake in the English Lake District in North West England, Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. Its elevation above sea level is 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker. It is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north west.
maggie mccall | Buttermere Lake Path

Buttermere Lake Path

The walk back to Buttermer Car park from the lake, the beautiful hills sunlit here and there..The village of Buttermere lies between lakes of Buttermere and Crummock Water, and is overlooked by the summits of Grasmoor to the north and High Stile to the south. The nearest towns are Keswick and Cockermouth.
maggie mccall | Thirlmere Reflections, Cumbria

Thirlmere Reflections, Cumbria

Thirlmere, is a lake in the lake district in Cumbria. It is 3.5 miles long, 1.2 mile wide and 158 feet deep, was originally two smaller lakes but the area was dammed in 1894 with a dam whose greatest height is 104 feet, and the area became one vast reservoir. The Conifer clad reservoir, in the shadows of Helvellyn, provides the city of Manchester with it's water.
maggie mccall | Devoke Water  Sunset

Devoke Water Sunset

Sunset at Devoke Water, a small lake in the mid-west region of the Lake District, Cumbria. It is the largest tarn in the Lake District & lies on Birker Fell, 1 km to the west of the road between Ulpha & Eskdale, at an altitude of 770 feet. It has a depth of 46 ft, It can be reached via a bridle track. There is a two-storey stone 18th century boathouse-cum-refuge and a ruined stable at the Lake’s edge.
maggie mccall | Harter Fell from Birker Fell, Road, Cumbria UK

Harter Fell from Birker Fell, Road, Cumbria UK

The view from Devoke Water Car park, looking towards Harter Fell, and the Cumbrian mountains, If there were no low clouds, mist or rain, one would also see Scarfell Pike, England’s highest peak. Just after this quick sun burst we were caught in the pouring rain, and the light extinguished and became dull again. A very moody day.
maggie mccall | Kirkstone pass

Kirkstone pass

The Kirkstone pass on a misty rainy autumnal day, looking towards Ullswater in the Patterdale Valley. It is at an altitude of 1,489 feet & is the District's highest pass traversed by road, the A592 between Ambleside in Rothay Valley and Patterdale in Ullswater Valley. The road gradient approaches 1 in 4.
maggie mccall | Thirlmere reflections, Cumbria, UK.

Thirlmere reflections, Cumbria, UK.

Thirlmere, is a lake in the lake district, Cumbria. It is 3.5 miles long, 1.2 mile wide and 158 feet deep, it was originally two smaller lakes but the area was dammed in 1894 with a 104 ft dam and the area became one vast reservoir. The in the shadows of Helvellyn, it provides the city of Manchester with its water. After walking in the rain, I was treated to this brief sun burst.
maggie mccall | Derwent Water, Lake District.

Derwent Water, Lake District.

Derwent Water, is one of the principal bodies of water in the Lake District National Park, Cumbria., north west England. The lake occupies part of Borrowdale and lies immediately south of the town of Keswick. It is both fed and drained by the River Derwent. The Lake approximately 3 miles long by 1 mile wide & is some 72 feet deep. There are several islands within the lake, one of which is inhabited. The lake is just a short walk from Keswick town along well maintained footpaths. The most popular way to enjoy the beauty of the lake, other than by walking the paths around its shores, is to board one of the Keswick Launches which operate round the lake. The main boat landings are just a 10 minutes walk from the centre of Keswick town.
maggie mccall | Devoke Water  Sunset, Cumbria

Devoke Water Sunset, Cumbria

Sunset at Devoke Water, a small lake in the mid-west region of the Lake District, Cumbria. It is the largest tarn in the Lake District & lies on Birker Fell, 1 km to the west of the road between Ulpha & Eskdale, at an altitude of 770 feet. It has a depth of 46 ft, It can be reached via a bridle track. There is a two-storey stone 18th century boathouse-cum-refuge and a ruined stable. I was lucky enough for an Ironman Training, who got out and just squatted there for a longish exposure.
maggie mccall | Buttermere

Buttermere

Buttermere is a lake in the Lake District in North West England, Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. Its elevation above sea level is 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker. It is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north west.
maggie mccall | Langdale Pikes, Cumbria. UK

Langdale Pikes, Cumbria. UK

Looking towards Great End, Langdale Pikes; Rossett Pike, Pike O'Stickle, Harrison Stickle, and Loft Crag. The compact group of peaks that form the Langdale Pikes are amongst the most easily recognisable mountains in the Lake District, their flanks are craggy and appear very steep, the sort of territory that appeals to climbers rather than walkers.
maggie mccall | Rossette Pike and Great End, Lake district, UK

Rossette Pike and Great End, Lake district, UK

Looking towards Great End, Langdale Pikes; Rossett Pike, Pike O'Stickle, Harrison Stickle, and Loft Crag. The compact group of peaks that form the Langdale Pikes are amongst the most easily recognisable mountains in the Lake District, their flanks are craggy and appear very steep, the sort of territory that appeals to climbers rather than walkers.
maggie mccall | St James Church, Buttermere, Cumbria UK

St James Church, Buttermere, Cumbria UK

The small picturesque Church of St James is situated above the village of Buttermere at the junction of Honister and Newlands passes. The original chapel was consecrated in 1507, while the present building dates from 1840, and was restored in 1930. There is a stone tablet set into the window sill of a south window as a memorial to Alfred Wainwright, the famous walker and author of guidebooks.
maggie mccall | St James Church, Buttermere, Cumbria UK

St James Church, Buttermere, Cumbria UK

The small picturesque Church of St James is situated above the village of Buttermere at the junction of Honister and Newlands passes. The original chapel was consecrated in 1507, while the present building dates from 1840, and was restored in 1930. A special feature is the wrought iron 'Shepherd's Gate', at the entry to the porch.
maggie mccall | Grasmere Panorama, Cumbria, UK. 2

Grasmere Panorama, Cumbria, UK. 2

Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in Cumbria, England, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake. It has associations with the Lake Poets, one of whom, William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south. The village is overlooked from the north-west by the rocky hill of Helm Crag, popularly known as The Lion and the Lamb or the Old Lady at the Piano. These names are derived from the shape of rock formations on its summit, depending on the side from which you view it.
maggie mccall | Grasmere Panorama, Cumbria, UK.

Grasmere Panorama, Cumbria, UK.

Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in Cumbria, England, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake. It has associations with the Lake Poets, one of whom, William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south. The village is overlooked from the north-west by the rocky hill of Helm Crag, popularly known as The Lion and the Lamb or the Old Lady at the Piano. These names are derived from the shape of rock formations on its summit, depending on the side from which you view it.
maggie mccall | Buttermere from Old Burtness

Buttermere from Old Burtness

Beautiful views of Buttermere Lake and Village from Old Burtness, a steep climb to Bleaberry Tarn and Dodd., on a contrasty changeable day creating a patchwork of colours..
maggie mccall | Harter Fell from Birker Fell, Road, Cumbria UK

Harter Fell from Birker Fell, Road, Cumbria UK

The view from Devoke Water Car park, with a bigger sky, looking towards Harter Fell, and the Cumbrian mountains, If there were no low clouds, mist or rain, one would also see Scarfell Pike, England’s highest peak. Just after this quick sun burst we were caught in the pouring rain, and the light extinguished and became dull again. A very moody day.
maggie mccall | Windermere Sunset

Windermere Sunset

Windermere is a large lake in Cumbria’s Lake District National Park, northwest England. It’s surrounded by mountain peaks and villages, including Bowness-on-Windermere, where this image was taken. Windermere lake, at 10.5 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep, is the largest natural lake in both the Lake District and in England, and is fed by numerous rivers. Strictly speaking, Windermere lake is just called Winder”mere”, with “mere” meaning a lake that is broad in relation to its depth.
maggie mccall | Buttermere Lake from Old Burtness

Buttermere Lake from Old Burtness

Beautiful views of Buttermere Lake from Old Burtness, looking towards Fleetwith Pike and Honister Pass, a steep climb to Bleaberry Tarn and Dodd, on a contrasty changeable day creating a patchwork of colours..
maggie mccall | River Duddon, Lake district, Cumbria

River Duddon, Lake district, Cumbria

Looking over the river Duddon, towards Black Beck and Hinning house, Seathwaite, a grey wet afternoonn, but still so beautiful. The Duddon river rises at a point 1,289 feet above sea level near the Three Shire Stone at the highest point of Wrynose Pass. The river descends to the sea over a course of about 15 miles before entering the Irish Sea at the Duddon Sands.
maggie mccall | Ullswater Walk, Cumbria.

Ullswater Walk, Cumbria.

A beautiful Spring walk along Ullswater bank with contrasty lighting, then climbing up to Boredale Hause, and on to Patterdale common. Brothers water and the Kirkstone Pass can be seen in the distance. This was taken on Fuji Velvia film, witha 6 X 7 medium format camera.
maggie mccall | Buttermere, Cumbria, England

Buttermere, Cumbria, England

Buttermere is a lake in the Lake District in North West England, Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. Its elevation above sea level is 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker. It is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north west.
maggie mccall | Buttermere Cumbria England

Buttermere Cumbria England

A beautiful late afternoon of sunshine after a morning of rain, the weather cleared whilst walking around the lake. Buttermere is a lake in the Lake District in North West England, Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. Its elevation above sea level is 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker. It is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north west.
maggie mccall | Bowness Theatre

Bowness Theatre

A wonderful old cinema in Bowness on Windermere, old fashioned, with even the old style interval with ice-cream ladies coming around. A real gem of a place should you wish to see a film whilst in Bowness. The Royalty cinema started life in 1927. It was built by public subscription and opened as the Public Hall. It was designed to provide silent cinema, theatre and dance facilities.
maggie mccall | Bowness Theatre

Bowness Theatre

A wonderful old cinema in Bowness on Windermere, old fashioned, with even the old style interval with ice-cream ladies coming around. A real gem of a place should you wish to see a film whilst in Bowness. The Royalty cinema started life in 1927. It was built by public subscription and opened as the Public Hall. It was designed to provide silent cinema, theatre and dance facilities.
maggie mccall | Buttermere from Old Burtness

Buttermere from Old Burtness

Beautiful views of Buttermere Lake and Village from Old Burtness, a steep climb to Bleaberry Tarn and Dodd., on a contrasty changeable day creating a patchwork of colours..
maggie mccall | Scarfell Pike

Scarfell Pike

A beautiful evening on the descent of Scarfell Pike, with contrasty late afternoon sun. Scafell Pike is the highest and the most prominent mountain in England, at an elevation of 3,209 ft above sea level. It is located in the Lake District National Park, in Cumbria, and is part of the Southern Fells and the Scafell massif. Scafell Pike forms part of the inactive Scafells volcano.[4]
maggie mccall | Western Road around Grasmere Cumbria

Western Road around Grasmere Cumbria

The western Road around Grasmere, on a misty autumnal Grasmere is a village in Cumbria, England, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake. It has associations with the Lake Poets, one of whom, William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south. The village is overlooked from the north-west by the rocky hill of Helm Crag. There are many lovely walks around Grasmere and the surrounding fells.
maggie mccall | Grasmere Rowing Boats cumbria

Grasmere Rowing Boats cumbria

The colourful Rowing boats waiting for hire on the edge of Grasmere. Grasmere is a village & tourist destination in Cumbria, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake & has associations with the Lake Poets, such as William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south.
maggie mccall | Buttermere

Buttermere

Buttermere is a lake in the English Lake District in North West England, Cumbria. The adjacent village of Buttermere takes its name from the lake. The lake is 1.25 miles long by 0.25 miles wide, & is 75 feet deep. Its elevation above sea level is 329 feet & is situated towards the head of the valley of the River Cocker. It is surrounded by fells, notably the High Stile range to the south west, Robinson to the north-east, Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks to the south-east & Grasmoor to the north west.
maggie mccall | Thirlmere

Thirlmere

Thirlmere, is a lake in the lake district in Cumbria. It is 3.5 miles long, 1.2 mile wide and 158 feet deep, was originally two smaller lakes but the area was dammed in 1894 with a dam whose greatest height is 104 feet, and the area became one vast reservoir. The Conifer clad reservoir, in the shadows of Helvellyn, provides the city of Manchester with it's water.
maggie mccall | Western Road around Grasmere Cumbria.

Western Road around Grasmere Cumbria.

The western Road around Grasmere, on a misty autumnal Grasmere is a village in Cumbria, England, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake. It has associations with the Lake Poets, one of whom, William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south. The village is overlooked from the north-west by the rocky hill of Helm Crag. There are many lovely walks around Grasmere and the surrounding fells.
maggie mccall | Grasmere Cumbria

Grasmere Cumbria

A very wet moody day on the shores of lake Grasmere. Grasmere is a village & tourist destination in Cumbria, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake & has associations with the Lake Poets, such as William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south.
maggie mccall | Grassmere Boat House Cumbria

Grassmere Boat House Cumbria

A boat house on a very wet moody day on the shores of lake Grasmere. Grasmere is a village & tourist destination in Cumbria, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake & has associations with the Lake Poets, such as William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south.
maggie mccall | Grasmere  Lake District

Grasmere Lake District

A boat house on a very wet moody day on the shores of lake Grasmere. Grasmere is a village & tourist destination in Cumbria, in the centre of the Lake District. It takes its name from the adjacent lake & has associations with the Lake Poets, such as William Wordsworth. The village is on the river Rothay, which flows into Grasmere lake about 0.5 km to the south.