YHA Borrowdale

Longthwaite, Borrowdale, Cumbria, England, CA12 5XE, United Kingdom | Hostel
Prices starting from $62.00
 

Travel Blogs from Borrowdale

Make That Money Honey

A travel blog entry by travelindan

8

... than the 10 bed room partiers. I can’t handle all of that tonight, especially when I have a book to get started on and up and out at 5:00 in the AM. We are going to stay at a pub hotel right down the road tomorrow and there is going to be plenty to explore. It feels good to be back in a big city with everything happening around me. The small town the past 12 days had really gotten to me.


So let a new chapter of my life begin. Let’s turn another page ...

Glorious day in the Lakes

A travel blog entry by wearn4nz

1
10

... but I do like to win"!), Matt rapidly overtaking us both and Guy doing well too. Ice creams sitting on the benches revived us a little, to be joined by Andy until the place closed up at 6.30pm - Guy disappointed we didn't have time for tennis - another day perhaps! We were all pooped so bought a few bits from Tesco Express (almost as exciting as the French supermarkets!) and waved Sal and Sam off - sadly having to return to work - before a quiet evening in. ...

Half Way!

A travel blog entry by ashbysontour

5

... downhill sections but of course that meant uphill on the way back. Everyone was pleased to see me and were very sweet at waiting for me to plod up the hills. Charles even helped me on occasions but I didn't walk once. Unfortunately when I got off the bike it had aggravated my coccyx so perhaps no kore cycling for me...boo hoo. I had gone ahead and spotted a chocolate factory for a spot of shopping after lunch and Graham said he was happy to sunbathe and ...

The Last Week in the Lake District

A travel blog entry by franw56

10

... writer, poet, painter and photographer. He had a genuine concern for the poor and saw the need for health schemes, minimum wages, affordable housing and social security for those less fortunate. While these were not implemented in his lifetime they formed the basis for the systems now in place. He was also an passionate environmentalist and was concerned about the affect industry was having on the ozone layer even back in the late ...

Ambling through the lakes

A travel blog entry by merlest54

2
21

... overlooking Coniston Water and across to the Lakeland mountains beyond. Not only was he a great thinker, he was also a great horticulturalist and the gardens he started on his 250 acres of land are magnificent. Probably one of the best things about visiting the house is that it’s possible to wander around uninhibited by ropes and alarms and get up close and personal to his furniture, writings and the art on his walls. Turner was a great friend ...

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This hostel, located on Longthwaite, Borrowdale, is near Honister Slate Mine, Holker Hall, Gardens & Lakeland Motor Museum, Brantwood, and Levens Hall.
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