Buttermere

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Buttermere

a lake in NW England, in Cumbria, in the Lake District, southwest of Keswick. Length: 2 km (1.25 miles)
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The couple, who are both 33 and keen walkers, were engaged on Easter Sunday last year when Chris, a logistics support manager for a Clayton West company, proposed while they were climbing High Crag above Lake Buttermere.
One of his earliest paintings was of snowdrops, with a title derived from Tennyson, Fair Maids of February: a close botanical rendering that John Ruskin would have approved of, with the blurred green edges of the petals and the surrounding withered bracken and broken twigs sharply observed; but trifling compared to the two landscapes of the same decade: Lake Buttermere (1865) and Ghyll Beck (1867).
Across Lake Buttermere firs mount a ridge, like the stretched vanguard of an army.