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Sir Anthony Hopkins seeks Lake District inspiration

World famous actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has left fans guessing after a mystery trip to the Lake District.

Sir Anthony posted several cryptic Tweets of himself overlooking the Lake District, which he described as "beautiful and inspiring".

After posting throughout Monday 9th October – which he described as "Magic Monday" – he returned with further posts on Tuesday 10th October, which included: "The Lake District has been a huge influence on some of England's best known writers. #INSPIRED", before listing William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and John Ruskin.”

The hugely-successful actor, whose career has spanned more than half a century, has most recently starred in the critically acclaimed TV series Westworld but is most commonly known for his film acting roles.

Although perhaps best known for his portrayal as Hannibal Lecter in Silence Of The Lambs, his other films include The Mask of Zorro, The Bounty, Meet Joe Black, The Elephant Man, Magic, 84 Charing Cross Road, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Legends of the Fall, Thor, The Remains of the Day, Amistad, Nixon, The World's Fastest Indian, Instinct, Fracture, and The Dresser.

The purpose of his visit to Cumbria is not yet known although some fans have suggested he could be in the area to paint.

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