Crake Trees Manor
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Crake Trees Manor Crosby Ravensworth
Travel Blogs from Crosby Ravensworth
... night of clubbing rather than as someone to greet you and make you feel comfortable. As I presume is the custom in many fine dining restaurants in the area, we were first ushered into the lounge area where drinks were ordered and canapés were served. The canapés were fine, but again nothing which I haven't seen before in one manner or another. What was interesting however was the plating was unusual in that the mirror on the ...
... to get there, oh well, we'd better get our walking feet on then! Left the site and walked the 2 miles or so DOWN into Keswick, out the other side through a few fields into Portinscale, gave a little wave to our cottage and followed the signs to the lake, several miles later we arrived at the bottom of Catbells, skirted around this and onto the waters edge, we weren't really sure where the carving was but soon ...
... 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, ...
... in the little stream we were walking over and Meg the dog was not impressed with the sight of her treats floating down the side of the hill, trying to hoover them up before they disappeared. Eventually made it down to the bottom and over the smallest bridge in Cumbria, stopping again for more photo opportunities. Found a path down the side of the hill through some woods which bought us out by a youth hostel which sold tea and cake, so we just had to stop for lunch, ...
... and asked! Once lunch was consumed we walked down to Lake Derwentwater, the backdrop was amazing, the sun glinting off the water, boats bobbing around, kids paddling, Catbells rising in the distance, it was just fabulous. Made our way back to the site, via the mahooosive hill, it is a beautiful walk, but really, up hill!!!! and sat out with a well earn't beer awaiting the arrival of our friends, Deb and Howard and Meg the dog, who were, unbeknown to us already here and had their tent ...