Fairfield Hotel Windermere
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We relented and visited Carlisle Castle on our way here to Windermere. It was another castle after all but with a slight difference in that it was beseiged by northern neighbours frequently. It was also a good place for morning tea before we headed out towards the western coast. We followed an AA car tour and thoroughly enjoyed Skinburness and the view to Dumfries and Galloway over very calm waters. We meandered down the coast calling in ...
... I knew what was ahead. The track was steep, so huffing and puffing Paul and I were going along ok - then Kym sung out that they'd lost the track as they began to headed parallel across the hill face. First problem, there had been a land slide and it was shale - the book had warned not to cross the shale. Second problem in order to reach the top, Paul and I crawled up hanging onto the heather and moss. We eventually got there, sweating like crazy and knees ...
... Arch which is fantastic. From there we drove to Chester, leaving Wales, and luckily (even though it was a Sunday) found a street car park. We strolled the streets and had a sandwich without bread from The York Roast Co. Now this meal was roast pork, vegetables and gravy, served in a small cardboard box and eaten using plastic knives and forks. It was good food but eating our of a cardboard box and with plastic utensils was ...
... for the day was not far away so we wandered down country roads, avoiding the Motorways and traffic. Morning tea was at Penrith on the north-eastern edge of The Lake's District. We parked in the middle of the village and could hear a ragtime band playing in front of one of the shops. We spent an hour getting a feel for the town before finding a café for a Devonshire Tea - delicious strawberry jam and clotted cream on fresh scones.
As we had plenty ...
... to shine for us, and on our way back to our room we headed up the hill at the end of our street to get yet another amazing view of the lake. We had only time for a short rest before dinner - the Angel Inn for a pub meal to finish our visit to the Lake District. Exhausted we headed back up the hill (again) having done about 19 km for the day. With this blog finished I should sleep well ...
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