We start at Windermere railway station and leave the train to visit Beatrix Potter's Hilltop. Brantwood is also visited. Regaining the train to Kendal to make Kendal Mint Cake. Doubling back for a Brief Encounter at Carnforth station.


Cassie Farrell


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Our journey starts at Windermere railway station. Nearby is Beatrix Potter's holiday home where she wrote her "little books". Over the hill is Brantwood, John Ruskin's home. Both opposed the railway's intrusion into the Lake District. We then travel to Kendal and help make Mint Cake. Ending our journey at Carnforth station for a brief encounter in the tea room. Written by Mildred

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