Derwentwater and Keswick is the next destination along the sightseeing tour of the Lake District!
As we drive through Keswick, you can hear all about the Moot Hall and its connections with Queen Elizabeth the 1st, Canon Balls and the Ghosts that haunt it!
We pass the Pencil Museum and discover its story and onto St Kentigern and his 4 miracles! I love the Salmon one best :-)
It is time now to meet our next Legend along the sightseeing tour of the Lake District, William Wordsworth!
As we park opposite the beautiful Dora's field, we hear and see the story of how and why William dedicated this site to his daughter.
As we depart Grasmere, we climb up to Dunmail Raise, as we move along the sightseeing tour of the Lake District.
Here at the summit of Dunmail Raise, We can look back at the great view, while hearing about why this mountain pass got that name.
Because it was here that King Dunmail, the last King of Cumbria was defeated by Edmund of England and Malcolm of Scotland in 945AD.
Ambleside is the next stop on our sightseeing tour of the Lake District.
As we hug the side of lake Windermere, we watchfully look out across the water in search of one of the lakes mysterious legends.
Because, it is this northern part of lake Windermere that has the most sightings of it famous legend, Bownessie!