Ravenstone Lodge Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Bassenthwaite
... the previous castle built 200 metres away,) and enlarged in 1635, it was sacked by Protestants in the later 1600s and left to rot. Almost no-one else there, a very informative ticket seller to fill in the history, we had a great time. Brilliant sunny day too. We were so lucky. We also looked at the foundations of the first castle.
Then drove back along the shore of Solway Firth to another farm camp. Distant echoes of fireworks, this being Guy Fawkes ...
Tues. Went to reghed and had look around. Rohan went to football match Carlisle United. I went Out to pub in Stainton for dinner. Wednesday, met up with family for lunch at the Sportsman inn, had a great afternoon. In the evening went to the local pub for a quiz evening. Thursday. Went on the Ullswater steamer, for a ride up the Lake. Beautiful scenery but rather chilly. Fish and chips for ...
... there was a small diversion which upset Fanny Anne (the sat nav) and then I was busy trying to find the Tyre Place, control Fanny Anne who kept trying to take me through the blocked road, and cope with unfamiliar surrounding and in all the confusion I failed to find the garage and missed the road to the M6, instead finding myself on the more minor road that goes over Shap! I dithered about whether it was sensible to take my 'high sided' vehicle over mountains in a gale ...
“But the big hills up at the lake helped to make him feel that the houseboat man did not matter. The hills had been there before Captain Flint. They would be there for ever. That, somehow was comforting.”
From Lancashire I went on to the second Rotary Rally, this time in the middle of nowhere, half way between Kendal and Windermere village. To get to the site, which was in a clearing in the woods, I had to drive down a long lane through woodland. Very pretty but rather remote and it was to prove a pain when I had to walk all the way back down the lane every time I wanted to catch a bus. It is lovely to be able to use my bus pass again but I fear ...