Rydal Water, Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Info. Rydal Water, Lake District
This is Rydal Water, one of the smallest but prettiest lakes in England’s Lake District National Park. Rydal Water is one of the two lakes most associated with William Wordsworth, one of England’s greatest poets. Wordsworth lived around these lakes in the 19th century, writing some of his best-known works. To the western edge of the lake is Wordsworth’s Seat, a rocky outcrop said to be the writer’s favourite spot.