YHA Buttermere

King George VI Memorial Hostel, Buttermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England, CA13 9XA, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Buttermere

We should have just driven through the night...

A travel blog entry by jolawrence1

6

... before the alarm went off at 7.55am. Now whether it was the very nice treats left by the hotel, the big fat chips that we couldn't finish, or just the excitement of being somewhere new, Murray needed to visit the little doggies room, or in other words the lashing-rain-soaked, swamp like patch of grass out the front of the hotel, a good five times throughout the night. And she very nicely spaced them out so that by the time you were dried off, back in ...

A nice break from a long day out

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

1

... of the city center so we would be able to keep busy if we wanted to.

We spent a little time changing out of cold damp clothes and turning the heater on high to warm up a bit before venturing out again. We did a little bit of planning to figure out how the next couple of days would go and we had to book the hotel room for Saturday night. When we were ready we set out toward the city center to check out the castle which was nearby, shopping areas and ...

Fun photography in Keswick

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

5

... had let up so the visibility was better and we could actually see across the lake. We drove up and down a couple of high points to try and get a good view of the lake. We stopped at a hilltop pull off to see the area. The parking lots were full of slush which made our walking limited, especially after Logan fell trying to get a good view of the lake. Even with soaking wet jeans, he was able to score a couple of pretty awesome photos of the hill side ...

A snowey adventure

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

4

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 ...

Departure

A travel blog entry by ewanrichardson

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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This hostel, located on King George VI Memorial Hostel, Buttermere, is near Honister Slate Mine, Hay Stacks [or Haystacks], and Blackmoss Pot.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding