The Borrowdale Gates Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... knows? There are so many avenues open to a chef with imagination. Could it be a bakery? For some reason all the wonderful bakeries which I remember from my youth have disappeared. I remember fondly going to the bakery on Collins Avenue and the smell of the baked goods and the beautiful shortbread cookies with cherries on top, or the shortbread cookie sandwiches with jam in the middle and dipped in chocolate ...
Three hundred years ago, The Grand Tour was the traditional trip of Europe undertaken by mainly upper-class European young men of means. It served as an educational rite of passage. With nearly unlimited funds, aristocratic connections and months or even years to roam, they commissioned paintings, perfected their language skills, learned fencing and riding, and mingled with the upper crust of the Continent.
Wow! Only 2 weeks before we leave. Thought it might be good time to start posting the preparations. Actually over dinner tonight at Keswick Binny suggested it so these are especially for you Binny! We maybe away for 6.5 weeks but the actual preparations have been going on now for about 6 months!
So we have a file full of info and booking details etc.....as you would expect there are many, many lists which will be required over the coming days and weeks! ...
... peace with a couple of low fly pasts. I can't say I minded that much! Leaving the Abbey we then walked into Shap for lunch. The cheddar and leek crumbles washed down with ice cold sparkling Elderflower water were very refreshing. After Shap we headed out of town crossing the railway line to Glasgow, and the M6 - not that pretty and an overture to the afternoon. For the next 2 hours we walked around a quarry and ...
A quick wander around the town then we were off towards Scotland secret bunker at Troywood. A former military bunker which was HQ of operations had UK come under nuclear attack during the Cold War. Very sobering. Around the coast to Anstruther, a charming little fishing village. Around the coast ...