Benches with a view

Elterwater
Elterwater

Jude is looking for benches with a view for April’s Bench Series challenge. Having just come back from the Lake District, I could supply them in abundance – although I think the view of Elterwater above has to be the star. Just a few more, one from Holehird Gardens and two from Grasmere.

You can tell by my smile that a) I was enjoying myself despite b) the firmly zipped up anorak hinting at the cold, wet weather we had for most of the week. The trip will, I’m sure, produce much more blogging – but not till after the A to Z Challenge is over!

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19 thoughts on “Benches with a view

  1. Sue April 5, 2015 / 13:58

    Elterwater wins hands down!

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    • Anabel Marsh April 5, 2015 / 16:56

      I think you’re right! The lake is so peaceful – and that was the one day of our holiday totally without rain. Or sleet or hail….

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  2. Birgit April 5, 2015 / 16:09

    I love the 2nd picture-so dream-like. It looks like you are having a nice time. It’s snowing here(blechh)

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    • Anabel Marsh April 5, 2015 / 16:59

      Having had rain, sleet and hail last week we’ve come home to a glorious weekend! A lovely walk this afternoon – t-shirt weather.

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  3. Heyjude April 5, 2015 / 20:02

    Is that snow on them there hills? I love the view of Elterwater, but I don’t know that one! The Lakes are so beautiful. I returned for a week last year after decades – I can understand now why people return year after year. And there are pleny of benches with views 🙂

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    • Anabel Marsh April 5, 2015 / 20:35

      It is snow on them there hills! We got caught up in some of it last week. Had about a 20 year gap when I didn’t vist the Lakes but am a regular visitor now. Just a couple of hours down the motorway.

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      • Heyjude April 5, 2015 / 20:39

        Oh, but you have all that gorgeous Scottish landscape to enjoy – lochs, beaches, mountains, rivers.

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  4. Donna April 6, 2015 / 04:12

    Love them all but the one from the gardens is my favorite!

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    • Anabel Marsh April 6, 2015 / 08:27

      Those gardens were beautiful. We hadn’t heard of them, just saw a sign and thought we’d go in at the end of the day. Definitely a discovery!

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  5. Lucid Gypsy April 10, 2015 / 19:27

    Oh they are all beautiful, I’ve never been to the lakes but you ‘ve made it very tempting!

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    • Anabel Marsh April 13, 2015 / 08:18

      I love it there – before it gets too busy for the summer!

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