Fairfield Hotel Windermere
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... night and I was asleep but 8.30! Today was a shorter walk with several medium climbs across moors of Heather which is now flowering and really beginning to stand out against the ground. Once again it was dry underfoot, though paving stones much of the way were ******* the feet, particularly after yesterday and unfortunately I have a couple of blisters returning. We had out first glimpses of the North Sea a few times today as we went up and down along the ridges ...
... I am stationed in Bowness. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I must tell you in my opinion, this is a place which is somewhat pretentious and the food, while very interesting, dramatic and tasteful, does not compare to the taste and presentation of the food at Gilpin Hotel and Lake House.
First, the maitre d' was shabbily dressed. Yes, he had a shirt and tie, but they were ill fitting. He looked as if he were dressed ...
... to get there, oh well, we'd better get our walking feet on then! Left the site and walked the 2 miles or so DOWN into Keswick, out the other side through a few fields into Portinscale, gave a little wave to our cottage and followed the signs to the lake, several miles later we arrived at the bottom of Catbells, skirted around this and onto the waters edge, we weren't really sure where the carving was but soon ...
... the floor!! We wandered up to a little church up the road, stopping briefly to have a chat with the very friendly piggies, Andy made a new best friend!, see photo!, in this church was a memorial plaque for Alfred Wainwright, who was a very famous author and illustrator of all the Lakeland fell guide books. From here we made our way to Buttermere Lake, and skirted the whole way around the shoreline, ...
Up to the sun shining, kids playing! Kettle on full English cooked (well French sausages but the rest was English). Left the site around 11am, our aim today was Walla Crag and around Derwentwater. A steady climb to the top left us a pooped out but the view was worth it, the whole of Keswick lay beneath us, with Derwentwater to our left and Bassenthwaite lakes to our right. After the obligatory photos it was back down the other side. At one point Deb slipped and ...
Other places to stay in Bowness-on-Windermere
23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere | 4 star hotelfrom $224
- Wondeful Hotel
- Horrible hotel
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Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere | 3 star hotelfrom $151
- Faulty Towers Meets Victorian Blackpool Tea-Room
- Very happy with main hotel but annex rooms dreadful
- Gr8 location, friendly staff and spotlessly clean rooms
Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere | 3 star hotelfrom $194
Lindeth Drive, Longtail Hill, Bowness-on-Windermere | 3 star hotelfrom $207
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- The Best of the Best
Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere | 3 star hotelfrom $268
- A Real Country House Treat
- Fantastic stay! What an experience!
Kendal Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere | Hotelfrom $143
Back Belsfield Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere | 2 star hotelfrom $188
Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere | 3 star hotelfrom $181
Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere | Hotelfrom $164
Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere | 4 star hotelfrom $155
Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere | Hotelfrom $134
Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere | Hotelfrom $278