Travel Blogs from Keswick
... services are privately owned and they even have their own farm shop, and you know how much we like our food!! The hotel is tucked away out the back with great views of the hills, and upon checking in we discovered a duck pond directly underneath our window, complete with quacking ducks, and guess what, we were in room 22!! (one for all the bingo fans - that's you Uncy xx).
Anyway after a couple of beers, a very, very nice sandwich for us, and ...
... is. And there’s nothing like a good meal to end the day.
After dinner we went into a pub across the street from the hotel and had a couple of pints. We like this type of pub. It was quiet, an old building, wooden tables and chairs, and a local crowd. There were plenty of beer options on tap, 2 stories worth of seating and slot machines dispersed throughout. There were even a few pool tables upstairs and I’m fairly certain I saw a multicolored ...
Heading toward Keswick was an adventure. He made the GPS take us through the scenic route. This in turn took us up the mountains and around the edge of the lakes. The views were beautiful, at least the ones we could see through the snow. The further we went, the more it snowed and it was making driving the 2 wheel drive Ford Focus a bit of a challenge. We stopped at a couple of over looks to try to get a better look but the visibility was pretty bad so ...
... finding a warm hat to wear was very important. After going through several stores, I found one and was much more comfortable, especially since it continued to snow and get colder. After some time walking through shops, we decided that the hike was not going to take place and the best option would be to drive around the lake and take in the views as we went. We headed back to the car, changed into warmer shoes and headed out toward ...
I departed Oxenholme station in late afternoon, after waving my family goodbye I settled into the first stage of my long journey across the world.
After several hours on the virgin train from the north I arrived in
london at Euston, I crossed to Notting hill gate to meet natascha, my
first host of the long trip! She showed me around the area of london
where she lives and we went for a cheeky pint in a lovely little pub.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services