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Irenes View, Derwent Water, Cumbria
England

Hidden away on the south-western shores of Derwent Water in the Lake District is Irene's View. It is a simple stone bench with a peaceful and scerene view over the lake.

The panorama was captured on the day before the dreadful flooding of November 2009, and already it is clear how high the lake is as the bench should be surrounded by ground, not water.

Copyright: Tom hurley
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Загружена: 24/11/2009
Обновлено: 21/02/2014
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Tags: irenes view; derwent water; lake district; cumbria; lake; bench; peaceful; flooding; november; 2009; keswick; cockermouth; workington; tom hurley; devon vr
  • Sylv 10 months ago
    Lovely to see Irene's View. It is named after my Mother, my Father bought the bench. At first it was a wooden bench but after a few years it was unsafe, so he replaced it with the slate one. He has gone now too, but if you ever pass and see some small posy of flowers it means I have visited recently. Thanks to the current owners for permission to have the bench on their land. Sylv
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