Miss Potter - BEAUTY of the LAKE DISTRICT

Derwentwater (also written as Derwent Water) is one of the principal bodies of water in Britain's Lake District. This aerial image—by Simon Ledingham—depicts the beauty of the area from the lake's northwest side. License:  CC BY-SA 3.0


When Rupert Potter was unable to lease his preferred home in Scotland for the summer of 1882, he decided that his family would travel to Britain’s Lake District.

Regarded by many as the most picturesque area of England, the Lake District remains unspoiled and is inextricably associated with Beatrix Potter.

Thanks to Ann Bowker’s pictures, and Simon Ledingham’s aerial photographs, we can examine why Miss Potter loved living there:

Now that we have a view of the Lake District, let’s take a look at the specific places where Beatrix and her family spent their summers.

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5190stories and lessons created

Original Release: Dec 01, 2006

Updated Last Revision: Jul 10, 2019

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