Cavens Country House Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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I wish I could work out this TravelPod, I suppose I will have it down pat in 4 weeks time! Anyway, we had a free day in Richmond where all we did was tour the castle, walk around the Saturday market, which was very small and had some lovely cheeses and breads on sale and then - wait for it- Greg sat down in the lounge of the B&B, read a book for an hour or so AND had a nap. Obviously no mountains nearby to climb. All this was in preparation for the 37.5 km walk on ...
... it, several photos later, including a few where I had to position the iPad on a log, set it up on the timer and run back to jump into the picture, only needed a few takes!. Then it was time to wander back to find a spot of lunch, itwas now 2pm!!! and I was starving. We had decided against a packed lunch as there are only so many days you can eat ham n cheese! Non of the establishments we passed did anything we ...
... the floor!! We wandered up to a little church up the road, stopping briefly to have a chat with the very friendly piggies, Andy made a new best friend!, see photo!, in this church was a memorial plaque for Alfred Wainwright, who was a very famous author and illustrator of all the Lakeland fell guide books. From here we made our way to Buttermere Lake, and skirted the whole way around the shoreline, ...
... a slice of cake. Back on the trail again this time dropping on to the shore line of Derwentwater where Meg the dog was in here element coz she could have a swim in the lake. Spent another hour or so wandering along the shore before arriving back into Keswick where we stopped for a cuppa tea, Howard had cake, we were good :-) . Wandered through the high street popping in a few shops, Meg got a new toy and treats from her favourite doggy shop and we got sweeties ( ...
... up! Keswick was buzzing, very very busy with walkers, families enjoying the sunshine and dogs, lots of dogs! Our first mission was to purchase a pair of trousers for me, didn't think to pack any when we left home! and as we were going to be doing a few peaks this week I felt they maybe necessary! Once purchased, only tried 3 shops n tried 5 pairs on (not bad for me) we set of in search of lunch. I was told there was a wetherspoons in Keswick so after wandering around abit I went in ...