A dull day in Ullswater

Two more photos from the Lake District trip in 2016. A dull day, bad light, and some rain. Please enlarge the photos on the original post to see them properly.


All photos are large files, and can be clicked on for detail

On Wednesday, we decided to return to Ullswater, and try again for the ferry that had been cancelled in the mist on Monday. Unfortunately, we were losing the excellent weather that we had enjoyed since arriving in the region. Low cloud, a sharp drop in temperature, as well as occasional showers provided a dull atmosphere for both walking, and photography. We had to sit inside this time for the longer boat trip, which would drop us at the far end of the lake.

Once off the boat and walking, it was obvious that the weather was not going to improve that day. We had to carry on for more than seven miles of paths around the lake, many of them away from the shoreline. I still paused to take many photos, but the light was poor, so I…

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20 thoughts on “A dull day in Ullswater

  1. I tried clicking on them to enlarge them as I wanted to see the raccoon πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ but just get a black screen, presume they are big files and just take forever to load up but I got bored waiting!

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  2. I love Ullswater Pete. The Lake Ditrict was always our holiday destination, but we liked the more isolated places. Not the bustling busy towns. We will never see the Lake District again, but our memories of it are many. I haven’t been able, until today, to look at your postings about the Lake District because of pain at never seeing it again. But today I have ventured in.

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      1. It’s kind of bittersweet Pete. I have written about some bits of it in my blog, and we always hoped to live there in retirement. Xx

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