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Photos from the collection Ambleside, Cumbria

Aerial photo of sunset of the Langdale valley in Cumbria

Sunset over Langdale

An aerial photograph of the sunset above the Langdale valley in the English Lake District, photographed near Skelwith Bridge.

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The Struggle, Cumbria

A particularly narrow, winding and steep road leading from Ambleside to the Kirkstone Pass in the English Lake District.

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Kirkstone Pass Inn, Cumbria

The lonely inn at the top of the Kirkstone Pass in the English Lake District, with winding road "The Struggle" leading up from Ambleside. Available to buy as a framed or unframed photographic print.

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Waterhead Hotel, Cumbria

The hotel at which we arrived after leaving Scotland on our honeymoon, situated opposite the tip of Lake Windermere in the English Lake District. I used to visit the Lake District when I was younger and had usually stayed at the youth hostel, whilst longing to stay at the lovely slate-built hotel next door. This […]

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Ambleside Pier, Cumbria

The main jetty at Waterhead on Lake Windermere in the English Lake District. The pier is just across the road from our favourite hotel, where we spent part of our honeymoon in 2007 and a couple of nights on our recent tour to Scotland and back.

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Come again another day

Typical; several days of sunshine and warmth an on the only day we’re in the Lake District, the weather is traditionally wet and misty. Grrr.

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“The Struggle”, Ambleside, Cumbria, England

The Struggle is a narrow, twisty, steep road bounded by rock walls that climbs 3 miles from Ambleside to the top of Kirkstone Pass in Cumbria. It’s not so much of a struggle in a car on the way down, but more of a struggle on a bike on the way up. Not that we […]

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“The Struggle”, Ambleside, Cumbria, England

The Struggle is a narrow, twisty, steep road bounded by rock walls that climbs 3 miles from Ambleside to the top of Kirkstone Pass in Cumbria. It’s not so much of a struggle in a car on the way down, but more of a struggle on a bike on the way up. Not that we […]

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Nothing but the best for my wife! :-)

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