The Westmorland Flag
- This site was commenced in 2013. As time goes on I hope to be able both to increase the number of places covered by photographs and articles and also to expand some of the items initially put here in short form.
Westmorland Heritage (1975) Alfred Wainwright[easyazon-image align="left" asin="0711224196" locale="uk" height="122" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51RS21S862L._SL160_.jpg" width="160"]Click the image to buy from Amazon.co.uk. Reprinted 2004.
Category Archives: Westmorland Rivers
The stretch of the River Lune near Sedbergh, although now wholly in Cumbria, used to be the boundary between Westmorland and Yorkshire. Lincoln’s Inn Bridge is on the A684 between Sedbergh and Kendal. It still has a foot in each … Continue reading
Appleby, in the heart of the Eden Valley, was traditionally the county town of Westmorland although ever since a severe fourteenth century attack by the Scots when many of its population were slaughtered it has not been the largest town. … Continue reading
This first photograph, taken from the Orton-Appleby road, close to the cattle grid at the top of the climb, looks southwards over Orton (in the trees) and Orton Common to Tebay and the Lune Gorge in the distance. To the … Continue reading
Westmorland’s major river, the Eden, has many beautiful stretches from its source in Mallerstang all the way to it confluence with the Eamont, where it flows over the board into Cumberland. (In fairness it also has some splendid stretches beyond … Continue reading