The Lake Country House & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Vern woke to the squawking chorus of big gulls (Molly hawk size) at somewhere around 5. I didn't hear them as I was deep asleep at that time. They have a nest on our roof and they are a real problem in Conwy. We had a reasonable breakfast - no black pudding which makes it a bit ordinary (LOL). The breakfast room is also crowded and I was a bit grumpy to have to cram on a table as well as in our room - feeling the need for some space! ...
We have had wonderful weather, magnificent scenery and an abundance of wildlife. We have seen rabbits, plenty of different birds, a rat, a squirrel and even an otter. Apparently it is very rare to see an otter in the wild but on a canal boat trip today we managed to see one swim by. We are staying in another National Park in the Brecon Beacons. ...
... resting! We also passed Tony a little later stretched out at right angles to the path, still alive and a having his lunch. We explained our 3/4 rule and pushed on. There followed a long climb up Hawthorne hill, when it seemed to get really quite hot but, whilst according to our travelling thermometer the temperature in Nick's rucksack was 30 C it was only 20 out in the fresh air. Hot enough for climbing up a hill. We reached a car park 2 miles short ...
... of Hergest Ridge (426m) before seeking shelter from the wind behind some gorse bushes and lying down for lunch. On the way up we met a chap from Birmingham who was trying to get to Chepstow by tomorrow evening (about 65 miles), we wished him luck but don't think he will make it! After lunch we had a gentle stroll down hill into Kingtown billed as the home of walking. We were surprised to reach Kington by just after 4 pm ...
... and sometimes with gravel, sometimes maroon in colour. We headed North along the ridge, which is close to 2000 feet above sea level, for about 5 miles. At this point just as we left the ridge it began raining and got a lot colder. We had been lucky not to make this high level crossing in bad weather. In full battle dress we got off the mountain and stopped for lunch using a large stone for shelter from the elements. The road here is the only road to cross the Black Mountains ...