Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... Also a pâte à choux is made almost daily, based on need. This is an eclair dough paste and is quite versatile. It is used at Gilpin for savory items such as goat cheese eclairs topped with beet root gel or gougéres which are the eclair dough flavored with cheese and baked off in small bite size pastries. They can be addicting.
Also everyday fresh potato crisps (chips) are made. The potatoes are thinly sliced, ...
... even rudimentary, and the only mingling with upper crusts that will be going on is the raiding of the local bakers for the cheap stale bread from yesterday that is being sold off cheap.
So, perhaps not quite The Grand Tour, but our grand tour is planned and coming up fast, so here's the basic route plan.
Monday 20th July
Newcastle upon Tyne. Overnight Ferry to ...
Wow! Only 2 weeks before we leave. Thought it might be good time to start posting the preparations. Actually over dinner tonight at Keswick Binny suggested it so these are especially for you Binny! We maybe away for 6.5 weeks but the actual preparations have been going on now for about 6 months!
So we have a file full of info and booking details etc.....as you would expect there are many, many lists which will be required over the coming days and weeks! ...
I was woken at 3 am by the sound of moderately heavy rain. It continued on and off until breakfast and I thought we were going to need our waterproofs. However the rain held off as we left Orton, the cloud base slowly rose, the gloomy light brightened, and by early afternoon we were walking in the sunshine again. Today's 25 km leg was fairly straightforward again walking through ...
A quick wander around the town then we were off towards Scotland secret bunker at Troywood. A former military bunker which was HQ of operations had UK come under nuclear attack during the Cold War. Very sobering. Around the coast to Anstruther, a charming little fishing village. Around the coast ...