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Welcome to Look With New Eyes

My personal stories and travel guides from the English Lake District and beyond

From the gentle lake walks to hikes in the fells to where to find the best coffee and cake or beer to rest your weary feet after a day in the Lake District

Planning your first trip to the English Lake District?

A collection of posts to help you get started - from an introduction to the regions and Lakes, to top essential tips needed to plan a memorable trip to the Lake District

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Hi, I'm Rebecca

I spent most of my 20's seeking out adventure abroad - from living and working in New Zealand for 2 years to running ski chalets in the French Alps.

I arrived in the Lake District on a complete whim after returning from a backpacking trip to South America in 2019.

And as soon as I arrived, I knew this would be the place I would put down more permanent roots.

A place that immediately felt like home.

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