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The Lake District National Park has inspired artists throughout history, including Turner, Ruskin and Burne-Jones. Here are some recommendations of great views to sketch or paint, from our former ranger, Sue Thompson, including some sketches and pictures of her own.
There are also classic views of Gable, Scafell and Yewbarrow on road to Wasdale Head.
Ravenglass has loads of potential for sketching of boats, the estuary and the village. Also nearby Eskdale has the picturesque steam railway La’al Ratty.
There is also a very scenic river and Stanley Ghyll waterfall close by.
This is a delightfully tucked away fishing tarn.
Also nearby Tarn Hows is a great place to sketch.
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