Anyway, back to the rivers - I can't really explain why but a walk is always so much nicer when it's alongside a river, somehow it never seems quite such hard work, even when we're going uphill. There are hundreds of rivers across the county, and plenty of pretty waterfalls too, feeding the lakes and providing the perfect stopping off point on a summer stroll - these are just a few of my favourites.
|River Liza, Ennerdale|
|River Kent near Kendal|
|Blind Tarn Gill|
|Stickle Ghyll looking empty one hot summer|
|Aira Force and penguin rock (since disappeared)|
|Spring in our back garden after heavy rain|
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