Our second day in the Lake District was spent in the North near Ullswater and Keswick. We were told the North is more rugged than the south and so attracts a more active crowd. But we decided to take it easy and just enjoy the scenery of the area while wandering around.
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The English Lake District, also known as Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England and home to England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike. It also seems to be one of the Brits favorite weekend destinations and it is not hard to see why. Outside Scotland and Wales, it doesn’t get much better than this in terms of scenery and outdoor activities. Continue reading “The Lake District: Day 1”
We finally got to see Stonehenge! We put off going until now because we knew that if anyone came to see us, they would want to go too. This week we got our chance when a work friend and his family came to visit. Continue reading “Stonehenge”
George and I took a break from traveling these past few weeks in order to plan some of our future trips! But we have been getting to know the area better and getting ideas for where we should go next. We are excited for our next weekend trip away to the Lake District, which is a national park in northern England. First though, we went somewhere that has been right under our nose this entire time: Windsor Castle. Continue reading “Windsor Castle: A Day Trip”