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This evening, I am posting a couple of images of Crummock Water (“crooked lake”) which is located close to Buttermere, in fact the two lakes were once one and are now separated by a slightly elevated flood plain. Crummock Water is about two and half miles long and much deeper than Buttermere. The latter is more accessible to visitors.

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This evening, I am posting a video clip of Coniston Water in the Lake District. This lake, which is some five miles long and half a mile wide, has associations with:

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Today we enjoyed various activities in and around Whinlatter Forest Park near Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwent Water in the Lake District.

One member availed of the ‘Go Ape’ experience, navigating around high wires in the trees whilst another went mountain biking along the many trails designed for that purpose.

Overall, this proved an excellent facility run by the Forestry Commission and well patronised by cyclists and walkers.

I obtained some reasonable pics, benefiting from combination of high elevation, lake views and benign weather conditions.

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