Travel Blogs from Reeth
... and earlier in the day, but we enjoyed visits to the lolly shop, loo and fruit shop (pears and cox pippin apples) before making our way to our accommodation about 3km out of town. Along the lane we were stopped by a woman on a quad bike who said some cows had got out. Lucky for us we weren’t in the lane a few minutes earlier or would have been in our own “running of ...
An earlier start time and no rain, though it was cold and cloudy, allowed for a good pace and more rests today. Our first landmark, an old farm, now a hunting lodge, which we could see in the distance the whole time, seemed to get no closer as we marched towards it over boggy fields. The hunters were just getting organised to go out and shoot partridge, and their umpteen ...
... our faces. After a soup lunch at the friendly George Inn in Hubberholme which has a quaint 12TH century church originally used as a forest chapel. We had a steady trudge up the Langstrothdale (literally “long long valley”) which lived up to its name. Then it was up and over a hill to Oughtershaw and on to our lodgings at Swarthghyll Farm. The final mile and a ...
... call from someone wanting to book for next July when the TOUR DE FRANCE goes through Kettlewell, past her door! She’s fully booked already and would like a pound for every call she gets asking about availability.
Dinner was across the road at the Blue Bell Inn, built in 1680. They had a curry and pint deal that night for 10 pounds - very nice. Janice couldn't finish her pint but fortunately I was able to help her with ...
... 8220;Potts blue” face, and the hauntingly beautiful Bolton Priory, half destroyed, half fully functional church. We had
a good talk with a lady volunteering as a host at the priory. Weather was
fairly cold with showers, but not too wet. We crossed the first of many stiles,
and met some other walkers, including a mother and daughter and their two border-terrier
dogs who were walking even further than us that day.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed