Langdale Hotel and Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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The journey began today with our bags being picked up at 7 a.m. Gary and I are so experienced at this from prior trips that this isn't a big deal anymore especially since we didn't need to be on the bus until 8. This day was a long day on the road; longer than most. The terrain was pretty, very green, with large patches of blooming heather. …
... moors. The pink and purple of the heather makes for beautiful scenery, however they do lack the Wuthering Heights type bleakness of a few days ago and in Scotland. Only 3 more days to go now, the time has gone so quickly thanks to reasonably good weather, new boots and interesting people along the way. It's a bit different to the West Highland Way though where you met many people every day. Here there are so many more variations and places to stay that chats are less ...
... merely a beautiful dish. Before the fish course was served, they brought out a contraption which, to me, looked like a bong of some type. Fish fumée was on the bottom and a candle was lit below it. Best I could tell the liquid percolated up a tube and into another receptacle filled with herbs which were then steeped in the hot fish stock. I was served a small bowl with a piece of fish and some sea greens (which I must say ...
... to get there, oh well, we'd better get our walking feet on then! Left the site and walked the 2 miles or so DOWN into Keswick, out the other side through a few fields into Portinscale, gave a little wave to our cottage and followed the signs to the lake, several miles later we arrived at the bottom of Catbells, skirted around this and onto the waters edge, we weren't really sure where the carving was but soon ...
... lunch we sat on down on a few piles of rocks, which weren't the most comfortable only to find 5 mins further on, a picnic bench!!!!! Spent a lovely afternoon in the sunshine, balancing on logs ( it had to be done) and eventually made our way back to the car. We were going to go back to the site and then go back in to Keswick for chippies but the traffic was soooooo bad we decided just to stop en-route park ...