Kings Arms Hotel

Shap, Cumbria, England, CA10 3NU, United Kingdom | Hotel
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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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... at least when it was appreciated) :P The horses grunted a little and stuck their faces to mine. It was a pleasant end to the night. I kept walking a while until I realized I walked past the campsite when I was walking towards the horses. Go figure Dan. I wonder how Nicolette will cope without her little Stevie Tato (cat). :P


I finally made it to Penrith today after my ride bailed on me. No big deal. A few hours later and a few extra pounds and I'm here. I ...

Sunshine and fresh air!

A travel blog entry by sarah49

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... very popular and not very big. Some busy planting on a limestone crag was mildly interesting but overall it didn't really live up to the write-up in the brochure in my humble opinion even if Alan Titchmarsh had featured it on his Love your Garden TV programme! Not a garden I will be in a hurry to return to, methinks.

Anyway, having soaked up the sights and the sun, we climbed back into the trusty red C3 and headed home to put up our feet and have a lazy Sunday ...

What is a SNEK LIFTER??

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... on the lakes or, at the least, strolls with their dogs in all weathers, as it always rains here. Every other person leading a dog! Did some shopping and then home. Theresa and I did another 2 km walk before dinner. Numerous walks in all directions, all neatly signposted as public walks through farms, over hills and along rivers and streams. Cumbria is beautiful scenery in all directions, overall higher, wilder and steeper than ...

John finds Hadrian's wall at last.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... found the beer weak and demanded it be "Twice Brewed" in time for his return from fighting off Scottish Jacobite raiders. We then found the wall and started a walk along it. ( actually next to it, you cannot walk ON an ancient monument.) Folk "walk" the whole wall, 73 miles. Walk described as "moderate" but rain and mud made it more like "strenuous". After several km., in appalling wet weather and very slippy steps, turned back. Theresa and David went west; ...

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