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Daniel Barlow Windermere Lake Cruises With The Hoff

Hollywood star explores south Cumbria

Published on: Monday 19th September 2016
Categorised under: Play , Celebrity, Cumbria, Lake District, Visit

Residents across Cumbria were left star-struck as a Hollywood legend arrived in the county this weekend.

David Hasselhoff was seen exploring the area yesterday (Sunday, September 18) as he headed to some of the top tourist destinations in the county.

Residents tweeted their surprised selfies as they spotted the screen idol wandering through the streets of Bowness.

Michelle Dale, of Fairfield Lane in Barrow, couldn't believe her eyes when she bumped into him in Bowness town centre.

She said: "I've never seen anyone famous there before but he seemed really friendly."

David Hasselhoff rose to fame in the 1980s when he played the role of Michael Knight in Knight Rider.

He is also most famously remembered for his performance in hit television series Baywatch which ran in the 1990s.

The Hoff seemed to enjoy a typical tourist's day out, seeing all the famous sights on the traveller's bucket list in The Lakes.

He even took staff at Windermere Lake Cruises by surprise when he decided to step on board.

Crew member Daniel Barlow was astounded when he realised who was on the boat.

He said: “I was amazed to see none other than ‘The Hoff’ stepping on board one of our boats. He was a very friendly guy, stopping to take some photos with the crew, and he’s obviously a big fan of the area!”

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