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The Lake District


Comment on The Lake District

If any part of England's landscape could be judged to be iconic, it should be the Lake District. As well as being the most scenic corner of a scenic land, it is the only part of the country that can properly be called mountainous, it has inspired poets and writers from Wordsworth to the present day. Nowhere else in the country has the breathtakingly diverse semi-alpine scenery of the Lakes, that combination of water and greenery, fell and valley, farm and grassland. It remains the most popular national park in England.

Comment on The Lake District posted 2007-03-30 by Jon Neale from London


Comment on The Lake District

What makes the lake District so uniquely English is the synthesis of man and nature - maginificent scenary managed by a sympathetic local population over the centuries. Without the stewardship by local farmers and landowners, the Lake District would be just another sightseeing experience.

Comment on The Lake District posted 2006-11-11 by Ashley Tiffen from Cayman Islands (formerly Cockermouth)


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What is more English than a spring morning in the Lake District with daffodils in the fields and hills?

Comment on The Lake District posted 2006-07-14 by Jan Jenner from Surbiton


Comment on Lake District

The most beautiful National Park in England and inspiration to many English poets and writers. A true little Switzerland in the heart of the English countryside and a most inspirational, beautiful and majestic place for all to enjoy.

Comment on The Lake District posted 2006-02-02 by Alex Naughton from Liverpool


Comment on Lake District

The Lake District has been a key figure in British society and culture for at least 200 years - from Wordsworth and the Lake poets, to Wainwright and his walking books. And it is impossible to deny that they are simply stunningly beautiful!

Comment on The Lake District posted 2006-02-02 by Gordon Chapman from Lancaster


Comment on Lake District

With both majestic and pastoral landscapes, The English Lake District is unique among scenic splendours of the world and is instantly reconizable as being distinctly English. It inspired one of its native sons, William Wordsworth, to pen some of the most lyrical and recognizably English poetry about it.

Comment on The Lake District posted 2006-02-02 by Les Crosthwaite from Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada


Comment on Lake District

England's finest landscape and scenery, not to mention the most rugged and highest land in the country. This is the countryside that had inspired countless poems and dreams.

Comment on The Lake District posted 2006-02-02 by Sean McMahon from Lake District, England



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