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Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick, England.

This evening, I am posting information on Castlerigg Stone Circle near Keswick in the English Lake District. This location is about thirty-seven miles S.W. of Carlisle.

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Bridge House, Ambleside, Lake District.

This evening, I am posting information on the Cumbrian town of Ambleside which is an excellent, central base for touring the Lake District. Summary information:

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Hardknott Pass, Lake District, England

This evening, I am posting information on a fascinating and scenic drive in a remote part of the English Lake District.

This is a journey along a narrow, single track road going west to east from Ravenglass and Muncaster Castle through Eskdale, passing Beckfoot and Boot, up through the Hardknott Pass with potential stop at Hardknott Roman Fort. Then on, up into the Lake District National Park and down from Cockley Beck via Wrynose Pass into Little Langdale and on to Ambleside or other destinations.

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