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What a fabulous morning we had. The breakfast at Lingwood Lodge was wonderful, a made to order cooked breakfast and a large pot of tea! After breakie we checked out and went for our bush walk up Orrest Head. We had to drive the short distance to Windermere itself and park near the start of the walk. It took about 20 minutes up a well marked track to get to the top of the Head. We had a beautiful 360 view up the top. We could ...
... houses on the sides of hills. We spent the late afternoon relaxing in our room, enjoying the sunshine. We headed out to The Albert for dinner and once again enjoyed a pub meal with lots of locals. A 'bush walk' of sorts is planned for the morning before the drive to Edinburgh, the last leg of our trip. I am feeling a little sad it is all coming to an end. Love and smiles, ...
The car ferry took 5 minutes (& 4.5 pounds) to cross Lake Windermere, but we were blessed with sunshine! Spent the day touring Hill Top followed by outdoor tea overlooking the Hawkshead countryside. So many sheep, farms, and winding single lane roads in this lake ...
... then quite close....we finally came across a collection of similar 4WDs and people we could ask what was going on, and it was a grouse shoot! Again, a very organised event. There were the clackers (I think) who wave something to frighten the birds into flying, then the shooters aim for them, then the people with dogs (Labradors this time) who are highly trained, and respond to their owners' individual whistles and retrieve the grouse. What a scene. Our ...
... cheese and chutney sandwich.
We then headed out through the village and back to South View. The walk wasn't all that long but the spa bath was much enjoyed.
Tuesday 9 September – Windermere
Another sunny day so were very lucky. We walked The Coffin Trail with Barry. At first I was a bit concerned that the name might refer to where people ended up at the end of the walk. But no, it is ...
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