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Grasmere Village Miscellany 1/7

Grasmere is probably Cumbria’s most popular village, thanks to William Wordsworth (1770-1850). Today Grasmere is totally given over to the tourist industry, with plenty of gift shops, and places to eat and stay. Most of the buildings date from the 19th or early 20th Century, though the farms around Grasmere are much older. This shot was taken looking out over towards three of the fells to, I think, the north of the village, but Frank or Alan might have more idea what they are than me.

 

Grasmere Village Miscellany 1/7

Grasmere is probably Cumbria’s most popular village, thanks to William Wordsworth (1770-1850). Today Grasmere is totally given over to the tourist industry, with plenty of gift shops, and places to eat and stay. Most of the buildings date from the 19th or early 20th Century, though the farms around Grasmere are much older. This shot was taken looking out over towards three of the fells to, I think, the north of the village, but Frank or Alan might have more idea what they are than me.

 

comments (11)

  • Bonnie
  • United States
  • 3 Sep 2018, 01:36
wonderful composition !
Brian Walbey: This one just seemd to fall into place.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 3 Sep 2018, 03:58
You have framed the village very attractively, Brian.
Brian Walbey: It was one of those compositions that fell into place.
  • Chris
  • Big Seven Oh!
  • 3 Sep 2018, 06:26
This is a lovely picture and shows the sheer delight of the scenery. The problem for me is its justifiable popularity, gift shops, cafes etc etc
Brian Walbey: Away from the village centre though it is well worth a visit, especially for a walker like yourself.
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 3 Sep 2018, 06:29
Oh, a wonderful photo of this "green and pleasant land"!
Brian Walbey: Thanks Philine, lovely place isn't it.
Inevitable that it became over commercialised , but from your viewpoint it looks lovely Brian
Brian Walbey: Away from the village centre though it is well worth a visit.
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 3 Sep 2018, 08:27
A stunning picture Brian, what a view that is ofnthose hills.
Brian Walbey: Thanks Chad.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 3 Sep 2018, 09:50
The only Grassmere that we know, is a toll plaza on the N1 opposite Soweto and just South of Johannesburg. If it wasn't for the toll demand, nobody would ever have stopped in the featureless landscape. This Grassmere is so much the opposite - you could have your tea under the tree ...
Brian Walbey: We did sit outside nad have refreshemnts at a nearby tearoom.
nice point of view and a pleasing post for today, Brian.
Brian Walbey: It was one of those compositions that fell into place.
Looks very picturesque from here.
Brian Walbey: Away from the village centre though it is well worth a visit.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 4 Sep 2018, 20:18
Now there's a lovely view. I can't immediately name the fells, I'm afraid (jaded from my few days away!) I've got a week in the Lake District later in the year to renew my acquaintance with the fells.
Brian Walbey: I think this is just to one side of Helm Crag that you identified for me a while back.
These have all been beautiful shots, Brian (I looked at them in reverse order!)!
Brian Walbey: Thanks very much Elizabeth, and thanks also for looking back.

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