Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater

Ullswater, Penrith, Lake District, Cumbria, England, CA11 0JJ, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Penrith

Chapter 1 The Beginning

A travel blog entry by ace241191


... moments about the prospect of traveling out there, "I'm Going to Yemen... I AM GOING TO YEMEN", I think the line is and right now I understand completely how he feels.

First things first who am I? Well my Name is Andrew Esdaile. I am 22 years old and I am from Hightown in Merseyside (halfway up the Sefton coast between Liverpool and Southport). I have 3 sisters, 3 cats called Merry, Pippin and Arwen (You can guess ...

More water - Lake District

A travel blog entry by teambargey


... were moving, so we accepted the advice of technology and headed off the M5, parallel to it and then back on. Admittedly it was slower, but I was imagining others coming to a quick halt and wishing they'd have turned off. It was also good to have a slight detour and see some of the villages closer up, all having great names and being quaint to look at as well. When coming off the motorway and into the District proper, the vibrant green hills and valleys with low fog like low ...

Beatrix Potter and an Evening in the Lake District

A travel blog entry by kluvlibrtydisco


... making the evening completely miserable. Thus, we moved to plan B: The Lakeside Hotel.

Turns out that plan B should have been plan A. If we had chosen this place first, we would have gotten to Lake District 1-2 hours earlier (situated off of an "A" road), made it in time for the boat to take us to the World of Beatrix Potter, and saved ourselves a lot of stress. In the end you live and you learn, and we still had an amazing experience.

Day 7

A travel blog entry by donaldmcintosh


... months ago to find that the new captain America movie was released in England this week, one week earlier than release in North America I did some research and found it was playing five minutes from out hotel. At dinner 16 students express interest in going so I volunteered to take them. We saw the IMAX 3D show at 8pm Although we didn't get back to the hotel till after 11pm it was worth it. We got everyone, movie goers included into bed and then grabbed some ...

Day Six

A travel blog entry by cwhiteside


... most students skipped the audio guide and just walked around the site. I grabbed on of the recorders and listened to the history of the Abbey. It was built by a group of Cistercian monks in about the 12th century. One of the abbey's main attractions as a tourist site is that Robert the Bruce's heart is buried there. Robert the Bruce is a very significant figure in Scottish history. He is the Scottish king that, in many ways, made Scotland a country. His ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Ullswater, Penrith, is near Aira Force, Levens Hall, Castlerigg Stone Circle, and Ullswater Lake.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding