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Visiting the Lake District: Silecroft Beach

I visited the Lake District in mid-November and even though it was late autumn, I decided to visit the beach! Silecroft Beach, a lovely stretch of English coastline, sits in the shadow of Black Combe, right on the edge of the Lake District National Park. Silecroft is a shingle and sand beach, scattered with seaweed at… Continue reading Visiting the Lake District: Silecroft Beach

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Literary Locations: Five Literary Things to do in the Lake District

England’s largest national park, the Lake District, is well-known for its literary influence. It has inspired the works of William Wordsworth, John Keats, Beatrix Potter, and so many other writers. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, famous poet and occasional Shakespeare scholar, spent some time there taking laudanum and getting lost in the mountains in the early nineteenth century.… Continue reading Literary Locations: Five Literary Things to do in the Lake District