Ravenstone Lodge Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Cockermouth where Wordsworth was born. Grasmere was our next stop to see Dove Cottage where he lived. Grasmere is a lovely village but it was overrun by tourists (especially of the retired variety!) By this time we had had enough of being tourists and finding somewhere to park the car so we continued to Windermere. Our "Cobbler's Cottage" is right in the heart of town and we were very pleased to have arrived before our neighbours drove ...
... was scary, thankfully we were all accounted for and safe. We stopped and took in the magnificent scenery, we could still see the ocean, although there was cloud, we could still see Scotland. On wards we walk until we can see views on both sides of the mountain range looking over Red Pike and down through the valley. We climbed to 2000ft. Lunch at the top - cup of tea and ham and cheese sandwich. Now we begin the descent before heading uphill again to the ...
... dip our toes in the Irish Sea - it's very brisk and windy. The statue of St.Bega is located near the railway line (an Irish Princess who fled her native country when she refused to marry a Norwegian) she went on to build a convent and lived as a hermit. Lovely little legend to read. We walk past the St.Bees golf club...... Mmmmmmm very hilly. We arrive at the beach, so flat there are lots of rocks but also plenty of sand! I have selected my ...
... to Windermere, picked up the washing which was being done at the local laundrette (a real bonus), and booked back into The Westboune. A cruise on the lake was next on the agenda, so it was back down the hill to catch the Blue Cruise - 45 minutes around the lake taking in lots of interesting and scenic places. It was such a different perspective to see the area from the water. The ...
We got an early start (for us) and headed towards the Lake District. With only 45 minutes to get here, we had plenty of time to explore the area before heading to our accommodation at the Westbourne B&B at Windermere (a recommended accommodation by the Morecombe Tourist Information Centre). Arriving at Windermere we headed straight to the Tourist Information Centre, where we were given some information about walks in the area and gardens we could visit. We ...