Until further notice there will be no visits but where possible ‘Virtual’ Visits ONLINE will be made available using Zoom.
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Friday 14 May 2021 – Poets, Precipitation and Pencils – an introduction to the Lake District – Zoom walk with Rachel Pearson
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The Lake District is one of the most scenic areas of England with its majestic mountains, breath-taking views and crystal-clear lakes; there is plenty for any fan of the countryside to enjoy. But this area is more than just a pretty face. Join Rachel as she discusses the ancient origins of this part of the world, some of the poets and writers who have been inspired by its beauty, the often over-looked towns and how this came to be such a tourist hot-spot. Rachel, who was born in the Lakes, will also reveal the success behind a locally produced mint flavoured sweet and why this area is known for its pencils!