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... services are privately owned and they even have their own farm shop, and you know how much we like our food!! The hotel is tucked away out the back with great views of the hills, and upon checking in we discovered a duck pond directly underneath our window, complete with quacking ducks, and guess what, we were in room 22!! (one for all the bingo fans - that's you Uncy xx).
Anyway after a couple of beers, a very, very nice sandwich for us, and ...
... is. And there’s nothing like a good meal to end the day.
After dinner we went into a pub across the street from the hotel and had a couple of pints. We like this type of pub. It was quiet, an old building, wooden tables and chairs, and a local crowd. There were plenty of beer options on tap, 2 stories worth of seating and slot machines dispersed throughout. There were even a few pool tables upstairs and I’m fairly certain I saw a multicolored ...
... on. We hoped that once we got into Keswick and had some lunch the snow would lighten up and we would be able to see the area covered in powder.
Once in Keswick, we dug around the car for some change to be able to park. We are quickly learning that all parking is paid and about 90% of it required change. These particular meters were picky about which change denomination it would take and it didn't give change back so we had enough for half an ...
We set off early Friday morning since I had the day off from work with the plan of heading up to lake district, grabbing a bite to eat, going for a four mile hike in lake district that is supposed to be beautiful and then going to Carlisle that night to sleep. We were going to Edinburgh this weekend and thought it would be a nice way to break up the five to six hour drive.
In typical UK fashion, the weather looked like ...
I departed Oxenholme station in late afternoon, after waving my family goodbye I settled into the first stage of my long journey across the world.
After several hours on the virgin train from the north I arrived in
london at Euston, I crossed to Notting hill gate to meet natascha, my
first host of the long trip! She showed me around the area of london
where she lives and we went for a cheeky pint in a lovely little pub.
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