Did you know ?? May 2016

 Did you know ??

derwent water  “FELL” Comes from the Old Norse words fell, fjall, for mountain.  In the north of England, especially in the Lake District and the Pennine Dales, the word “fell” originally referred to an area of uncultivated high ground used as common grazing of livestock usually on common land and above the timberline. Today, generally, “fell” refers to the areas mountains and hills.