Saturday 17 August 2013

More conference outing photographs

Having taken the M/V Swan across Windermere, we then alighted to catch a steam train from Lakeside up to Haverthwaite.

Steam locomotive "Repulse" pulls in to lakeside railway station.

Alighting the train at Haverthwaite.

Note: there was a discussion about the "thwaite" part of the name Haverthwaite. Apparently it is, as we guessed, of norse origin. It comes from þveit meaning a clearing or open space of land.

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