Loughrigg Tarn Loughrigg Tarn的日出© John Finney photography/Getty Images
When the sun rises from Lafrigetan in the center of the Lake District, you will understand why the poet William Wordsworth compares it to Lake Nemi in Italy, describing it as "Diana’s mirror...round , As clear and bright as heaven." This small, almost circular tower is just north of Windermere, reflecting the surrounding waterfall on its clear water, where it is decorated with daffodils in summer. Of the 16 lakes in the Lake District, only one is truly called a lake, and that is Lake Bassenthwaite. Everything else is "meres" or "waters". There are many small tarns like this—"tarn" comes from the old Scandinavian word, meaning pond. Lake Lafrige Tarn is located near the famous tourist attractions of Grasmere and Ambleside. It is considered one of the treasures of the Great Lakes, because it is one of the lowest Tarn Lakes in the national park, so it is easy to reach. It is also (relatively) warm and popular with wild swimmers. It offers excellent views, including the rugged slopes and the peaks of Langdale Mountain, and will not disappoint visitors. If it looks familiar, it might be because it also appeared in another film by a famous writer inspired by the Lake District-Beatrix Potter's biopic "Miss Potter."