Cumbrian Tales

Richard Dodd describes growing up in Cumbria and what it means to be Cumbrian.

Brantwood House and Coniston

John Ruskin and Brantwood

John Ruskin and Brantwood Brantwood, on the shores of Coniston Water, was the home of John Ruskin, one of the greatest figures of the Victorian age. Ruskin was a poet, an artist, a critic, a social revolutionary and a conservationist. After many visits to the Lake District from the age of five onward, Ruskin’s affection …

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