3. Cumbria & The Lake District
A shot of Buttermere village nestling in the surrounding hills
Honister Pass climbs very steeply up the Lake District hills and is not a drive for the faint hearted!
A view looking across the end of Crummock Water to Melbreak with Scale Beck tumbling down between the twin peaks
Melbreak, the craggy hill with two peaks, and Scale Beck tumbling over the rocks to Crummock Water at the base
Down the lane at Lakeside, Derwentwater, on a misty morning
A few of the wooden rowing boats for hire on Derwentwater in the English Lake District, Cumbria
Wooden rowing boats for hire at Lakeside, Derwentwater, in the Cumbrian Lake District
A portrait style image of the rowing boats for hire on Derwentwater, with the hills behind, in the English Lake District, Cumbria
An expansive view of Bassenthwaite Lake and towards the Cumbrian coastline from a layby on Whinlatter Pass
A view across Wastwater to Skiddaw, 931 meters high, Just north of the town of Keswick in the English Lake District
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.
Wastwater - voted Britain's favourite view - this time in black and white which seems even more dramatic!
A couple sitting contentedly admiring the view across Ullswater in the Lake District to the hills opposite.
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
A glorious view of the hills around Patterdale, the English Lake District, bathed in golden evening light
A fantastic view of Ullswater ahead when descending Kirkstone Pass in autumn with golden bracken all around and a warm late afternoon light.
Lake Ullswater in the autumn, looking across the lake to Place Fell covered in golden bracken in the late afternoon sunlight.
A picturesque humpback bridge over the River Caldew in the Lake District in Cumbria
Ullswater in autumn with golden bracken lighting up Place Fell hill.
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.
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.
A picture of sunlight catching the autumn bracken colours on Gowbarrow Fell above Crosthwaite and Ullswater in the English Lake Ditrict, Cumbria, UK.
A choppy scene on Derwentwater on a very windy day in autumn with colourful bracken on the opposite hill.
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.
Little Langdale Tarn surrounded by hills in the English Lake District
A very bright summer day looking across Blea Tarn to the Langdale Pikes in the English Lake District National Park
A typical rural scene of the Lake District with the fields, cows, big trees and the hills of Langdale.
Grasmere lake reflections on an autumn day with blue sky and autumn colours.
A footpath from Sawrey leads from the house of Beatrix Potter over this little stream into the woods with a lovely view of farmland
An atmospheric image of an autumnal misty morning across the fields to Esthwaite Water in the English Lake District
The two winners in a local competition at Sawrey, Cumbria, for the biggest marrow and nothing between them
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.
A beautiful stone pack-horse bridge, Ashness Bridge spanning the beck running down from Dodd hill to Derwentwater, offers magnificent views towards 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
A view of Crummock Water from the shoreline
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.
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.
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.