Category Archives: Lake District

Lucy in the Lake with Wellies

I first met Lucy when she was seven months old. She’s possibly the happiest child I’ve met and a pleasure to photograph. This is her fourth session and she’s now four years old. And as you can see she’s not phased by paddling in England’s largest lake. Even when dad goes a bit far out…  

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Misty Grasmere

I really must buy myself a 4×4. Just an old battered one that stops and starts and doesn’t mind scratches. Just so I can venture further when the snow comes. Even so, just driving on the main road from Ambleside to Grasmere gives some great views if you can find a parking space. Rydal Water...

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Swan Lake – Bowness Floods

OK, so I’ve said before how much it doesn’t rain in the Lake District. Only now and then I get proved badly wrong, and it rains so hard that this happens.

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WOW – Windermere On Water 2008

It was the big finale last night, to a series of events on and around the lake itself. I thought I’d go along and see what was happening. These guys, called Trans Express, are hanging from a crane fifty feet above a park in Bowness. It sounds a bit bizarre, but you really need to...

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Crinkle Crags

Actually, the odd thing about climbing a particular mountain is that you can’t really photograph it – because you’re on it. But the view from Crinkle Crags must be one of the best in the Lake District. I know I’ve said that before about Helvellyn, Fairfield, Seat Sandal and Bowfell (at least), but this time...

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