Glendale Guest House

4 Portland Place, Penrith, Lake District, Cumbria, England, CA11 7QN, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Penrith

We should have just driven through the night...

A travel blog entry by jolawrence1

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So the plan was to break the eleven hour journey to Skye with a good nights sleep. As you will know from the previous blog, our last drive to Scotland was epic, however by the end of it we were, shall we say, somewhat delirious. Having stayed at the caravan park at Westmorland previously, and managing to secure a good last minute rate, we decided to stop for the night just past junction 38 on the M6. It doesn't sound very appealing, but is actually quite ...

Back to the Romans

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

5

... and were very pleasant. The husband even told Logan that the Armstrong (Neil) and Nixon families were from the region. Nixon's and Armstrong's ancestors were both livestock thieves. Very interesting. After the lesson, we hopped back in the car and came back home. The day was a lot of driving but interesting overall.

And after so much travel in 3 days, we decided the next weekend we would lay low and stay near town.

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A nice break from a long day out

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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Carlisle isn't the most exciting place to visit but it was a very much welcomed break from the very bust day. It’s just outside of the Scotland border so it was going to make Saturday’s trek much more enjoyable. We got in about 4 and found the hotel pretty easily. It was going through renovations so it was a little messy in the lobby, which was probably the reason for the inexpensive room, but the room was clean so no complaints. It was also within ...

Fun photography in Keswick

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

5

... shack.

We then went back down the hillside, driving very carefully so as not to slide into the side of the rock bridge on the one lane road. We headed toward the shore of the lake and could see the mountain on the other side. Everything about the area was so pretty. We spent a bit of time looking around at the lakes edge before retreating to the car to head to the hotel for the evening. Only a couple of hours of driving time and we would be in ...

A snowey adventure

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

4

... nothing that would cause us to cancel our plans for the weekend, overcast during the day and showers in the evening. The weather looked promising when we left the apartment and were excited about the day. We drove up the M6 and managed to not hit any traffic on the way up (AMAZING). After a couple of hours, we took the exit to the lake district and headed down to Lake Windermere.

The lake was a beautiful sight. There was ...

Location

This hotel, located on 4 Portland Place, Penrith, is near Long Meg and her Daughters, Penrith Castle, Brougham Castle, and Penrith Museum.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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