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Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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Buttermere, Cumbria

Buttermere
Buttermere is a lake situated 329 feet above sea level in the Lake
District in North West England, within the county of Cumbria. It is
owned by the National Trust, forming part of their Buttermere and
Ennerdale property. The village of Buttermere is named after the lake,
it sits at the north western edge of the lake. Buttermere lake is 1.25
miles long by 0.25 miles wide and is 75 feet deep. The lake has a
twin, Crummock Water, which lies beyond the village. A four-and-a-half
mile path runs around the lake, and passes through a rock tunnel at
Hasness.

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Lake Windermere
Scafell Pike
Helvellyn
River Eden
Derwent Water
Ullswater
Bassenthwaite Lake
Solway Coast
North Pennines
Solway Firth
Coniston Water
Wastwater
Arnside and Silverdale
ScaFell
Borrowdale
Aira Force
Duddon Valley
Barrow Island
Walney Island
River Wampool
River Ehen
River Duddon
River Lune
River Cocker
River Esk

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Man's silence is wonderful to listen to. - Thomas Hardy
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On this day:
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