Nent Hall Country House Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... back a bit quick!!! We expected to see a collie at the rear of the herd but no it was a teeny tiny terrier puppy, the collie was rounding up the stragglers in the next field helped or rather hindered by a black lab who seemed to be having a fabulous time scattering rather than rounding, much to the frustration of the farmer and much hollering of MMMMMEEEEGGGGG. Finally arrived back in one ...
Lovely morning in sunny Kent, showered n a cuppa tea done, loo emptied and we set of in search of fuel, Ooooooooo a Tesco, bread, bananas n bacon bought oh and diesel , jeez it's expensive over here, we've being paying 80p a litre! and off to do battle with the M25 and the Dartford crossing! The M25 was its usual carpark, Mr Tom kept warning us to watch for speed cameras, yeah thanks Tom the chance would be a fine thing! Finally made it through ...
... to the coast and all the peaks of the past two days as well as the Yorkshire Dales we are heading for. Instead we hightailed it down to the edge of Ullswater (Pooley Bridge that Cathy mentioned) ahead of a two hour walk beside the lake to the dam wall (it is the water supply for Manchester) and then another 2 hours to our hotel in Shap. It was a long day, but the last of the big hills, now onto ...
So today I got to sleep in till 8 am which was pretty easy to do after being woken at 7 am or earlier for full week. We were not in rush to get ready for the day though the kids did eventually get dressed so they could go outside & ride their cousins' scooters & pretend some fun imaginative game. After everyone had lunch we headed to Aria Force which we have done at least twice before the other times we have visited. The weather was actually ok while we were ...
We have been advised by our friends Theresa and Michael that there is no better place to take afternoon tea than at The Lovelady Hotel just outside Alston. Michael's son is the chef there.
Alston is about 20 miles from here, in the Pennines. We take a chance and drive via Lazenby village crossing the River Eden on the bridge which was closed a few days ago. Today it is open - seems like they were installing traffic lights the other day. We can see why they are needed, ...