Glen Rothay Hotel

Rydal, Rydal, Lake District, Cumbria, England, LA22 9LR, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rydal

Rain and more rain!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... by coffee and followed by lunch to get out of the rain. Weather brightened up in time for us to take the boat home and then walk the last 2 km, in time for an afternoon snooze!

Bird watching great outside, with the feeders, but we also spotted several species of ducks and geese on the lake as well as swans and a ...

...A Smidgen more of the Lion

A travel blog entry by travelindan

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... beautiful day and I just did all my laundry which is covering all sides of the tent to dry and gives me some shade. I moved to a different campsite yesterday which is a few pounds cheaper a night. It is only 1/4 mile away from town instead of 3/4 which is nice but the facilities almost don’t make up for it (Grungy small showers and not well kept greens). I will definitely stay at the other campsite when I come back. Also when I return the town Appleby will be ...

Sunshine and fresh air!

A travel blog entry by sarah49

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Following a lively night out, it was a slow start this morning. The sun was working hard to tempt me out and after getting a couple of loads of washing on the line I succumbed.

First, a drive to Grange golf club and a lovely gentle walk up to the 'Hospice' on Hampsfell with Nadine and her niece, Eleanor. The 360 views were fabulous today. Eleanor enjoyed using the view finder on the monument to spot Ulverston and Coniston Old Man. I enjoyed the butties Nadine ...

What is a SNEK LIFTER??

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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It is a name of a "strong ale" brewed locally in Cumberland. The label says" Be sure to spend your last sixpence wisely!" Also the name of the black metal gadget on each farm door in the cottage that lifts the latch and opens the door!! So now you know. Despite the appalling weather forecast "rain and possible storms", woke to a lovely day. John had a rest day, doing computer stuff. Theresa, David and I went walking up the nearest ...

John finds Hadrian's wall at last.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... to look at Temple of Mithras and then Housesteads Roman hill fort and museum. Lots of history here but, soaked through, we decided to call it a day and headed towards the lakes. Settled into a lovely cottage near Derwentwater, in the beautiful Lake District. Bird feeders in the garden guaranteed entertainment - red and grey squirrels and numerous birds just outside the windows on a lovely sunny evening. Dinner at the local pub to end a great day, despite the ...

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This hotel, located on Rydal, Rydal, is near Hill Top, Rydal Mount & Gardens, Bridge House, and The Scafell Group.
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