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3. Cumbria & The Lake District

Jacqueline Elmslie | Buttermere Village

Buttermere Village

A shot of Buttermere village nestling in the surrounding hills
Jacqueline Elmslie | Honister Pass

Honister Pass

Honister Pass climbs very steeply up the Lake District hills and is not a drive for the faint hearted!
Jacqueline Elmslie | Melbreak with Scale Beck and Crummock Water

Melbreak with Scale Beck and Crummock Water

A view looking across the end of Crummock Water to Melbreak with Scale Beck tumbling down between the twin peaks
Jacqueline Elmslie | Melbreak and Scale Beck

Melbreak and Scale Beck

Melbreak, the craggy hill with two peaks, and Scale Beck tumbling over the rocks to Crummock Water at the base
Jacqueline Elmslie | Early Morning Mist on Derwentwater

Early Morning Mist on Derwentwater

Down the lane at Lakeside, Derwentwater, on a misty morning
Jacqueline Elmslie | Boats for hire on Derwentwater

Boats for hire on Derwentwater

A few of the wooden rowing boats for hire on Derwentwater in the English Lake District, Cumbria
Jacqueline Elmslie | Rowing boats on Derwentwater

Rowing boats on Derwentwater

Wooden rowing boats for hire at Lakeside, Derwentwater, in the Cumbrian Lake District
Jacqueline Elmslie | Derwentwater Boats for Hire

Derwentwater Boats for Hire

A portrait style image of the rowing boats for hire on Derwentwater, with the hills behind, in the English Lake District, Cumbria
Jacqueline Elmslie |  Bassenthwaite from Whinlatter Pass

Bassenthwaite from Whinlatter Pass

An expansive view of Bassenthwaite Lake and towards the Cumbrian coastline from a layby on Whinlatter Pass
Jacqueline Elmslie | Across Wastwater to Skiddaw

Across Wastwater to Skiddaw

A view across Wastwater to Skiddaw, 931 meters high, Just north of the town of Keswick in the English Lake District
Jacqueline Elmslie | Wastwater

Wastwater

Said to be part of Britains' favourite view, Wastwater in the Wasdale valley, is one of the most scenic lakes in the English Lake District National Park as well as being the deepest lake in England.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Wastwater

Wastwater

Wastwater - voted Britain's favourite view - this time in black and white which seems even more dramatic!
Jacqueline Elmslie | Admiring an Ullswater View

Admiring an Ullswater View

A couple sitting contentedly admiring the view across Ullswater in the Lake District to the hills opposite.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Sheep Grazing on Gowbarrow Fell

Sheep Grazing on Gowbarrow Fell

A rustic country view of looking through a gate to sheep grazing on Gowbarrow Fell, part of Skiddaw mountain in the Lake District in Cumbria
Jacqueline Elmslie | Patterdale Evening Light

Patterdale Evening Light

A glorious view of the hills around Patterdale, the English Lake District, bathed in golden evening light
Jacqueline Elmslie | ULLSWATER FROM KIRKSTONE PASS

ULLSWATER FROM KIRKSTONE PASS

A fantastic view of Ullswater ahead when descending Kirkstone Pass in autumn with golden bracken all around and a warm late afternoon light.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Ullswater Autumn Gold

Ullswater Autumn Gold

Lake Ullswater in the autumn, looking across the lake to Place Fell covered in golden bracken in the late afternoon sunlight.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Bridge Over the Caldew

Bridge Over the Caldew

A picturesque humpback bridge over the River Caldew in the Lake District in Cumbria
Jacqueline Elmslie | Lake Ullswater

Lake Ullswater

Ullswater in autumn with golden bracken lighting up Place Fell hill.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Ullswater  Reflections

Ullswater Reflections

The golden autumn colours of dying bracken on Place Fell are reflected in the calm waters of Lake Ullswater in the Lake District National Park, Cumbria, UK.
Jacqueline Elmslie | St.Michael's Barton Historic Church Ullswater

St.Michael's Barton Historic Church Ullswater

St Michael's Barton is a historic old church dating back to 1320, a few miles from Pooley Bridge near Ullswater. It has a squat central tower, with interesting double arches, stained glass windows and is enclosed by a circular graveyard with many beautiful beech trees.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Gowbarrow Fell in Sunlight

Gowbarrow Fell in Sunlight

A picture of sunlight catching the autumn bracken colours on Gowbarrow Fell above Crosthwaite and Ullswater in the English Lake Ditrict, Cumbria, UK.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Stormy Day on Derwentwater

Stormy Day on Derwentwater

A choppy scene on Derwentwater on a very windy day in autumn with colourful bracken on the opposite hill.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Dob Gill in Autumn Colours

Dob Gill in Autumn Colours

Dob Gill is one of many waterfalls along the side of Thirlmere Lake, in the Lake District, which look spectacular after heavy rain in autumn.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Little Langdale Tarn

Little Langdale Tarn

Little Langdale Tarn surrounded by hills in the English Lake District
Jacqueline Elmslie | Blea Tarn and the Langdale Pikes

Blea Tarn and the Langdale Pikes

A very bright summer day looking across Blea Tarn to the Langdale Pikes in the English Lake District National Park
Jacqueline Elmslie | Rural Scene in Langdale

Rural Scene in Langdale

A typical rural scene of the Lake District with the fields, cows, big trees and the hills of Langdale.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Grasmere Reflections

Grasmere Reflections

Grasmere lake reflections on an autumn day with blue sky and autumn colours.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Country View Near Sawrey

Country View Near Sawrey

A footpath from Sawrey leads from the house of Beatrix Potter over this little stream into the woods with a lovely view of farmland
Jacqueline Elmslie | Misty Autumn Morning by Esthwaite Water

Misty Autumn Morning by Esthwaite Water

An atmospheric image of an autumnal misty morning across the fields to Esthwaite Water in the English Lake District
Jacqueline Elmslie | It's a Tie!

It's a Tie!

The two winners in a local competition at Sawrey, Cumbria, for the biggest marrow and nothing between them
Jacqueline Elmslie | Ashness Bridge in Autumn

Ashness Bridge in Autumn

A beautiful stone pack-horse bridge, Ashness Bridge spanning the beck running down from Dodd hill to Derwentwater, offers magnificent views towards Skiddaw, clothed in purple heather.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Ashness Bridge in black & white

Ashness Bridge in black & white

A beautiful stone pack-horse bridge, Ashness Bridge spanning the beck running down from Dodd hill to Derwentwater, offers magnificent views towards Skiddaw.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Ashness Bridge and Skiddaw

Ashness Bridge and Skiddaw

Descending the winding road to Derwentwater, crosses the charming old stone pack horse bridge called Ashness Bridge with wonderful views of Skiddaw, covered in purple heather, behind the town of Keswick in the English Lake District
Jacqueline Elmslie | Crummock Water in the Lake District

Crummock Water in the Lake District

A view of Crummock Water from the shoreline
Jacqueline Elmslie | Surprise View Derwentwater

Surprise View Derwentwater

Climbing the winding, single track road up to Watendlath in the English Lake District, Cumbria, on the right is the aptly named Surprise View. This magnificent view looks over lake Derwentwater towards Keswick and the sea of the distant Solway Firth.
Jacqueline Elmslie | Wastwater Lake District Cumbria

Wastwater Lake District Cumbria

Voted as England's Favourite View, Wastwater is the deepest lake in the Lake District and surrounded by distinctive mountains including Great Gable, Yewbarrow and Scafell Pike.
Jacqueline Elmslie | St Catherine's Church Boot Lakes

St Catherine's Church Boot Lakes

St Catherine's church is in Eskdale, Cumbria, the Lake District, next to the tiny hamlet of Boot which it serves as the parish church. It dates back to the twelfth century.