NY3703 : Lake Windermere at Waterhead, near Ambleside

taken 6 years ago, near to Waterhead, Cumbria, Great Britain

Lake Windermere at Waterhead, near Ambleside
Lake Windermere at Waterhead, near Ambleside
A view south along the shore of Lake Windermere.
Windermere :: SD3997

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. It is a ribbon lake formed in a glacial trough after the retreat of ice at the end of the last ice age some 13000 years ago.

The lake is largely surrounded by foothills of the Lake District which provide pleasant low-level walks; to the north and north-east are the higher fells of central Lakeland. It has been one of the country's most popular places for holidays and summer homes since the arrival of the Kendal and Windermere Railway's branch line in 1847.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
The Lake District National Park  The Lake District  The English Lake District  Waterhead  Lake Windermere 
National Park (from Tags)
Lake District 
County (from Tags)
Cumbria 
Near (from Tags)
Ambleside 
Lake (from Tags)
Windermere 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lake 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3762 0322 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.2344N 2:57.7714W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3761 0324
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Lake District  Lake Windermere 

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