Fair Rigg Guest House
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Clean and nicely decorated guesthouse with English breakfast provided
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... night and I was asleep but 8.30! Today was a shorter walk with several medium climbs across moors of Heather which is now flowering and really beginning to stand out against the ground. Once again it was dry underfoot, though paving stones much of the way were ******* the feet, particularly after yesterday and unfortunately I have a couple of blisters returning. We had out first glimpses of the North Sea a few times today as we went up and down along the ridges ...
... merely a beautiful dish. Before the fish course was served, they brought out a contraption which, to me, looked like a bong of some type. Fish fumée was on the bottom and a candle was lit below it. Best I could tell the liquid percolated up a tube and into another receptacle filled with herbs which were then steeped in the hot fish stock. I was served a small bowl with a piece of fish and some sea greens (which I must say ...
... 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 ...
... was full so ended up driving a couple miles up the road and parking along side Crummock Water. Made our way along the shoreline and around to a lovely cafe where we had tea and cake, much hilarity was had as we had read a sign saying make sure the people are sitting balanced on the picnic bench otherwise it may tip, we found this to be true when I got up to go back in the cafe and Debs n Howard nearly ended ...
Up to the sun shining, kids playing! Kettle on full English cooked (well French sausages but the rest was English). Left the site around 11am, our aim today was Walla Crag and around Derwentwater. A steady climb to the top left us a pooped out but the view was worth it, the whole of Keswick lay beneath us, with Derwentwater to our left and Bassenthwaite lakes to our right. After the obligatory photos it was back down the other side. At one point Deb slipped and ...