Ripples, reflections and rocks copyright Michael Turner

Blast from the past photos

A picture paints a thousand words and these photos are a great way to see how the National Park has or hasn't changed over the years.

Taking in the view above Grisedale Tarn

Taking in the view above Grisedale Tarn

Date: 1930
Location: Top of Seat Sandal, on the slopes of Fairfield.
Source: Kindly supplied by Cumbria Image Bank (opens in new window)

View from Coniston Boating Centre

View from Coniston Boating Centre

Date: 1980s?
Location:Coniston Boating Centre
Source: Lake District National Park archives

Walking along the shores of Elterwater

Walking along the shores of Elterwater

Date: 1940s?
Location: East shore of Elterwater with the Langdale Pikes in the background. You'll see this view on the 11. Elterwater to Skelwith Bridge Miles Without Stiles route.
Source: Lake District National Park archives

Horsing around in Nether Wasdale

Nether Wasdale in 1900

Date: 1900
Location: Nether Wasdale village.
Source: Kindly supplied by Cumbria Image Bank (opens in new window)

Ranger helping walkers above Greenside Mines

Ranger helping walkers above Greenside Mines

Date: 1980s
Location: Bridleway from Greenside Mines up to Kepple Cove and White Side. Catstycam is in the background.
Source: Lake District National Park archives

Easedale to Sour Milk Gill, Grasmere

Easedale to Sour Milk Gill, Grasmere

Date: 1948
Location: Bridleway towards Brimmer Head Farm in Easedale, north of Grasmere.
Source: Kindly supplied by Dawn Seldon, Appleby

Queuing for the ferry at Ferry Nab

Queue for the ferry at Ferry Nab

Date: Late 1960s?
Location: Ferry Nab, east shore of Windermere.
Source: Lake District National Park archives

View from Place Fell, Ullswater

View from Place Fell, Ullswater

Date: 1920
Location: Place Fell, west shore of Ullswater.
Source: Kindly supplied by Cumbria Image Bank (opens in new window)

On yer bike!

Bicycles at Brockhole - copyright LDNPA

Date: 1900s
Location: grounds at Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre
Source: Lake District National Park archives

Icecream time

Icecreams at Brockhole                                                                                  

Date: 1980s?
Location: terrace at Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre
Source: Lake District National Park archives