BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Bassenthwaite
... directions from a book and once again it was crossing the cow paddock that challenged us. We will be expert status soon - we actually found our way back to the Lighthouse Bar where we met Mick & Karen, friends of Geoff & Shirley, for a few drinks.
And it is 8:30pm, still broad daylight and we are still in short sleeves!
Off to the Cotswolds tomorrow with a night in Chipping Norton before returning to London.
xWhat a beautiful morning, the sun is shining and there is a gentle breeze. The day started with a light brekkie of muesli, prunes, yoghurt, followed by smoked haddock and a poached egg. In the beer garden is a lovely hand carved chair where you could sit and have a beer listening to the babble of the brook that was bubbling along behind the Shepherds Inn. We all gather for another day of adventure. We set off and amble along the shoreline of the Ennerdale ...
Today was an absolute highlight of the trip so far. Our host at The Westbourne suggested a 6 mile hike to take advantage of our first mild and sunny day for a while. So with a hearty breakfast under our belts we headed off to Elterwater, the starting point for our hike. And what a hike it was. Covering a range of different landscapes, from riverside, to lakeside, to waterfalls and ...
... gardens, before heading back to find The Westbourne, which was down towards the lake at Bowness. We settled ourselves into a very nice room before heading down the hill to look at the lake. As it was close to 5 o'clock we actually got to see the lake in sunshine. It was really lovely. The local Thai restaurant was our dinner venue, and we had a lovely meal before retiring to our comfortable room, having decided to book another night so we enjoy this gorgeous place ...
... Bell. A real drinkers pub where me made two friends ( see pics). It was so light and it felt strange. It didn't get dark till after 10:30! We decided to get a take away pizza and drove back to eat it at our pitch. Then went for a short walk in the castle grounds before going to bed. It was so quiet and still we slept really ...