A lake which inspired William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter is up for sale on eBay.
Esthwaite Water, the Lake District's largest privately-owned lake, is the first lake in the world to be sold on the internet auction site.
Esthwaite Water, which straddles the villages of Near Sawrey and Hawkshead, was described by author Potter as her "favourite lake" and the area now pays homage to the Peter Rabbit creator in the form of a licensed nature trail.
It also features in the Lyrical Ballads of poet Wordsworth.
The lake has a classified ad price on eBay of £300,000.
A 35-year-old man from Lancashire's died while out walking in the Lake District. Mountain rescue teams were called to Walker's Gully on Pillar Rock in Ennerdale at around 2 o'clock yesterday. An RAF helicopter and the North West Air Ambulance were unable to save him.
A renewed planning application for a zip wire measuring more than 3,280ft across the fells of the Lake District has been rejected.
Mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington was among supporters of the proposals for Honister Slate Mine who tried to persuade committee members to approve the project.
Planning officers recommended its approval subject to a number of conditions but the Lake District National Park Authority's development control committee voted 7-4 against on the grounds of the impact on the landscape.
Last weekend Sir Chris tweeted his support for the plans at Honister Pass in Borrowdale, Cumbria, as he wrote: "Minimal environmental or visual impact, lots of fun, opposed by some."
It was a stance opposed by the Friends of the Lake District, of which he is vice president.
We are pleased that the Lake District National Park Authority members agreed that the scale of this proposal in this location was inappropriate and the open fell should remain free from man-made developments, protected for everyone's benefit. This is the best decision for the Lake District's wider tourism economy now and in the longer term."