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How I came to live in the Lake District

Standing in the middle of Booths supermarket in Keswick, I wasn’t quite sure what to do next. Where to go, how to fill the time. Tears of panic trickling down my face.  Outside, the rain continued to pour down in the early March gloom. I had two hours before my interview at the youth hostel. […]

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Windermere Lake District

How to get to the English Lake District

Tucked up in the far northwest of England just below the Scottish borders, the Lake District is the jewel in the English National Parks crown. Easily accessible by car or a variety of public transport options, it is the perfect place for a short holiday or a stop on a longer UK road trip. The […]

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Latrigg Lake District

On the places that made me…Latrigg, the Lake District

“If you feel like it once you’ve unpacked, Latrigg is a nice easy hike, over there’. I followed Helen’s gaze outside my empty bedroom window, across the shallow river to a perfectly shaped hill, shrouded on one side in woods. Despite being around 350m, it looked huge. Whilst one part of me was keen for […]

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