Windermere Lake Cruises skipper, Robert Beale

Countrystride Dives Deep into Windermere's Boating History (#120)

Published: 12th March 2024

Countrystride podcast #120 explores the fascinating history of England's largest lake, Windermere, with local author and our Windermere Lake Cruises skipper, Robert Beale.

Listeners journey from Roman times to the tourist age, uncovering the lake's earliest users, its importance to medieval monks, and the rise of cargo and leisure boats. The episode also delves into Windermere's role in the World Wars and explores intriguing local legends.

This episode promises a captivating voyage through Windermere's rich past.

Countrystride #120

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