Globetrotters
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Globetrotters

Restful Places

A tour around the Lake District’s favoured last resting places of its greatest literary and record-breaking locals

St Paul’s Church, Rusland — resting place of Arthur Ransome © Simon Whaley

The high-pitched chirping caresses my ears, pulling my head round until I see the cheeky chappie perched on the top of a mottled gravestone. I watch him for a few minutes, singing gleefully as if pleased he now has an audience. “Look at me! Look at me!” he seems to say. I smile and, for a brief second, my eyes drop to read…

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Simon Whaley

Simon Whaley

Bestselling author, writer and photographer. UK travel writer. Lives in the glorious Welsh Borders. contact@simonwhaley.co.uk