Travel Blogs from Windermere, United Kingdom

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Fun and Frustration in England Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Fun and Frustration in England Lake District

A travel blog entry by benleah

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So, we set off to do something we'd been anticipating for quite a while. We visited a national park in England called the 'Lakes District’, which often spoken of by our English friends as a beautiful place to go, a ‘must visit’ in ...

Meet the Parents, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Meet the Parents

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... my Dad's college buddy, Jon. Jon is pretty incredible in that he's probably driven every side street and country road in the United States and Europe and also remembers where everything is. Whenever we're getting ready for a Blank Family vacation Jon is ...

Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake District

A travel blog entry by kellyjo

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Sunday some of us went to Windermere which is the biggest lake in the Lake District. We joined the Manchester International Society and they offer day trips for a sensible price, so we went to see the infamous beautiful lake district. And it left nothing ...

A  Catered Affair, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

A Catered Affair

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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 Last week the last party of the night was a party of 22.  It was amazing to see the kitchen staff come together and send out each of 5 courses to people at the same time.  As I've mentioned before, it was like a well choreographed dance ...

Terrible Journey, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Terrible Journey

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... from there to Windermere. So, we got the Glasgow train, got off at the station we were told to and found no trains to Windermere. We quickly found another train man, who said we should have gotten off at the next station (just as the train was leaving). ...

No wonder the English love this place!!!, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

No wonder the English love this place!!!

A travel blog entry by chrisngary

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Well hello from the Lakes District! We are back in England now after 4 fabulous days in Scotland. We had a ball up there, and really loved the countryside. Big hills like the South Island, rolling countryside like the North Island. Sadly no highland ...

Oh, the rain!, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Oh, the rain!

A travel blog entry by canadianjulie

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... morning. Hence, I'm sitting in the town's only Internet cafe (which is quite pricey), just so I have something to do!! I'm at Windermere, the largest lake in the area, near a town called Bowness, which I'm in right now. I wanted to go hiking and ...

WINDERMERE (The Lake District), Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

WINDERMERE (The Lake District)

A travel blog entry by stevencranston

2 nights Bridge and I stayed here in Windermere for two days. Unfortunately I got a cold just when we arrived, so I was actually quite sick, and the cold air defiantly does not help. We went for a long walk along the lake and chilled out in a coffee ...

1, 1, United Kingdom travel blog

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A travel blog entry by pudseyontour

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Event 27. The Dales Way, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Event 27. The Dales Way

A travel blog entry by sarahbooth

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Tuesday the 6th of ...

Alrighty where to start? it's been a while ..., London, Manchester, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Alrighty where to start? it's been a while ...

A travel blog entry by erinreine

... evening. I guess if you're on the seedy side of town you're luck to not get shot. Sunday, Alice drove us up to Windermere, which is in the Lake district. It was a beautiful drive, lots of sheep and cows and stone walls, rolling hills and grey ...

Tour Day Four, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Tour Day Four

A travel blog entry by astudentabroad

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... course :P to top it all off a very friendly swan swam right up to our boat, you couldn't ask for a better photo opportunity :) Windermere also has a Beatrix Potter museum so naturally this was of top priority on my list of places to visit and for a good ...

Beatrix Potter in the Lakes District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Beatrix Potter in the Lakes District

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... came up to me and asked if I was ok after it!  Anyway… after some awful train ordeals I finally arrived in Windermere, one of the main towns in the Lake District, supposedly the most beautiful part of England.  I found my hostel easily ...

The Closing Room vs. The Kitchen, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

The Closing Room vs. The Kitchen

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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... in a week!  It has been an amazing week for me in the kitchen of the Gilpin Hotel and Lake House in Windermere, Cumbria UK.  After Israel I spent a few days in Amsterdam where I connected with some friends and enjoyed some traditional ...

My own personal heaven, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

My own personal heaven

A travel blog entry by kiaelise

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... the North of England.  The whole area is charming beyond belief and the people are lovely.  Granted when I first arrived in Windermere (considered one of the gateway towns to the Lake District) I wanted to die. I was missing my parents so much ...

More Cool Things, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

More Cool Things

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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What a wonderful feeling to get up every day and know you are going to learn something new; it might not be easy or pretty, but I can readily say that each day in the kitchen of the Gilpin Hotel and Lake House kitchen has been an adventure on its own ...

This is what weddings do to you..., Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

This is what weddings do to you...

A travel blog entry by johnnylatham

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... entry you have read so far...]  You will be please to know I have posted my first travel picture. It was taken in Windermere, the lakes, during one of the most Disney like weddings I have been so far this year. I've done quite well for weddings ...

I digress...., Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

I digress....

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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Yes, this was intended to be a food blog.  I still would like to make some observations about modern Israeli cuisine and also my time in the Netherlands.  However, I arrived in Cumbria yesterday.  I start my stint at the Gilpin Hotel and ...

Lake Camping, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake Camping

A travel blog entry by nicash07

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 When we left Clitheroe we took the bus to Preston for our connecting larger bus to Windemere. Windermere is a beautiful little town in the Lake District of England. A very popular "holiday" spot. (For my American people holiday=vacation). I think ...

Awesome  Day, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Awesome Day

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... rocking to get to sleep tonight I don't think. The following day we left Donna at home to recuperate as we headed of in to Windermere for another walk and a spot of shopping. Window shopping for me as I cannot fit another thing in my suitcases. As is I ...

300+, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

300+

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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... and took a short hike up Orrest Head, a not too long climb to a summit offering a tremendous view of Lake Windermere and the surrounding mountains.  I've seen and shared many beautiful landscape vistas but this one was truly beautiful combining the ...

3 weeks to go.., Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

3 weeks to go..

A travel blog entry by crumpetchris

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Hello People! I will be going to set off traveling on 12th January and have decided to write a blog so that I can let you all know how I am getting on while I'm away and post photos and other thrilling bloggy things. So feel free to check it out and ...

Saving Grace, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Saving Grace

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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It's hard to believe that I'm almost at my minimum 300 hour requirement for this internship! Despite the hard work and long work week, it is nice being so far north to enjoy the long summer days.  As long as I leave before 11PM I can still get some ...

WOW!, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

WOW!

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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I recently related my experiences at a Michelin star restaurant where the food, in my opinion, was OK at best.  The presentations were dramatic, but the overall tastes and combinations of flavors left me less than impressed. Tonight I was ...

Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake District

A travel blog entry by leecej

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... let us down somewhat.  The Lake District is an area and has a few main towns.  We stayed at the most central town, Windermere.  While it's a lovely town, it didn't amazing us.  It was merely, nice.  Our b&b was the cheapest we ...

Lake District and Oxford, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake District and Oxford

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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... up to Orrest Head viewpoint.  The lookout provided a panoramic view of the fells (mountains/hills) surrounding Lake Windermere and the rolling hills with walls that reminded me of Morgan Freeman walking down the walls in Prince of ...

Life of a Chef (or at least a Commis), Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Life of a Chef (or at least a Commis)

A travel blog entry by lenjorge

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Remember you can click on any photo contained within the text and it will take you the album for this entry where you will be able to see the remaining photos. Finally, I have a few minutes to focus on the primary purpose of this blog which is to ...

We've Seen it in the Movies, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

We've Seen it in the Movies

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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The hilltops were clagged up, so we used up one of our wet weather ideas. It threatened to rain, but actually only spat a little bit occasionally. We drove to Bowness. Beatrix Potter lived in Sawney, but the "attraction", opened by Renee Zellweger and ...

Breathtaking Lake District of England, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Breathtaking Lake District of England

A travel blog entry by mscoggin619

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... take us the farthest into the Lakes District without needing a car. Cause I ain't driving here! We ended up in Windermere, a beautiful & tourist-y Lakes District town. Other people had the same idea as us apparently. We went to the tourist information ...

Lake Windermere, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake Windermere

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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A detour on the way back from High Force waterfall: out of the snow, West to Kendal, and then on to Windermere and the Lake. Whilst Dad outmanoeuvred the parking attendent in the pay and display car park, Joey and I skipped down the steps to the edge ...

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