Freelance illustrator Sarah Jane Docker, raised in a UK coastal town, now calls England's Lake District home, finding inspiration by the water.

The Old Man of Coniston

Mountain peak
Coniston LA21 8HX, United Kingdom
The Old Man of Coniston

"Coniston Old Man, which is quite a touristy fell in the Lakes, is 803 meters tall. It makes for great hiking in summer and winter. It’s a great introductory hike as well if you’ve not hiked a lot before. Great views."

Sarah Jane DOCKER

Haystacks

Mountain peak
Cockermouth CA13 9XA, United Kingdom
Haystacks

"There's a set of fells called Haystacks. You can spend a whole day hiking up there. The best bit is on the way down after you're all sweaty and hot in the summer, there are waterfall pools —  like an infinity pool, but natural."

Sarah Jane DOCKER

Chesters by The River

Cafe
Ambleside LA22 9NJ, United Kingdom
Chesters by The River

"Chesters by The River is a vegetarian-vegan cafe. You can sit out by the river on the balcony and it's just really wholesome food. Really tasty."

Sarah Jane DOCKER

Gather Beers

Beer bar & bottleshop
7 Market St, Ulverston LA12 7AY, United Kingdom
Gather Beers

"Gather do craft beers and ales that are local, but they also sell great ones from all over the UK."

Sarah Jane DOCKER

Coniston Copper Mines

Historical landmark
Coniston LA21 8HX, United Kingdom
Coniston Copper Mines

"In Coniston, on Coniston Old Man, there’s a disused copper mine. It’s this massive cavern and there’s all these mining bits and cliffs inside of it."

Sarah Jane DOCKER

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