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Bank Ground, Coniston, was the setting for Arthur Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons" and scenes at the farm were used in the film and the book.
This web camera is located at Bank Ground, one of the most beautifully situated farmhouses in the Lake District. Bank Ground was the setting for Arthur Ransome's famous children's story Swallows and Amazons, and scenes at the farm were used in both the book, and the film Swallows and Amazons.
This streaming webcam (click "View live video" on the webcam itself) takes is spectacular views of Coniston Water, rolling hillsides, Langdale valley, Coniston Village, The Old Man of Coniston, Coniston Lake and more.
Coniston Water has been the scene for many attempts to break the world water speed record. Most famously by Donald Campbell in the late 1950's, who set four successive records in his Bluebird K7. Donald Campbell sadly died on his attempt to exceed 300 miles per hour in 1967.
Camera type: Axis 213 Outdoor Network Camera Bundle
The live streaming camera from Coniston Lake is an Axis 213 IP camera. This webcam offers superb image quality and streaming video capability. With 340 degree rotation, 100 degree tilting and a 26x optical zoom, the Axis 213 enables you to cover large areas with just one camera. As part of the Streamdays hosting package 8 preset views are available, although the camera can cater for 20. The camera comes with a built-in web server which enables easy access through a web browser. The camera is extremely flexible and can easily be deployed indoors or out.