Did you know that you can still ride on The Gondola, the steamer in use on Coniston Lake when the world famous Swallows and Amazons author was a child?
The beauty of this ride is captured above. These photos were taken in summer 2017!
Fans of A R who want to know more about this famous restored boat and the Ransome-Ruskin connection should visit their local library.
Christina Hardyment’s The Life of Arthur Ransome is a delightful work.
Easy to read, informative and a visual dream, this book introduces the places which captivated the author throughout his life and relate them all to his work along with the people he adored.
Don’t miss this!