Limestone Pavements
Limestone Pavement on Hampsfell

Limestone Pavements

Hampsfell high above Grange-over-sands is home to large areas of Limestone pavements. These Limestone rock surfaces were formed under warm seas about 350 million years ago. The pavements seen today,…

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Cartmel Priory

Cartmel has been celebrating the 800th anniversary of the man who founded Cartmel Priory. The church was founded in 1189 by Sir William Marshall on land recently granted to him…

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The Coffin Route
The Rydal to Grasmere Coffin Route

The Coffin Route

It’s highly likely that William Wordsworth and his family walked along this route from Rydal to Grasmere. The path will have been regularly used before there was a consecrated local…

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