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Had a big sleep. Was going to do a short walk but when we were about to start the rain came pouring in. Arun and I decided to stay at the hostel while Pete went around Rydal and Grasmere. (Although called the Lakes District, the area only has one "lake" — Brassenthwaite.) We had pumpkin soup and a sandwich for lunch when the weather improved. Took a short walk to Grasmere for some photos. There was snow on the hill-peaks but was not too cold. Peter ...
... filled with hay) wake up on the wrong side (chamber pot was always kept on one side of the bed) put your foot in it (stepping into the chamber pot). Shakespeare was buried in front of the altar at the church. Weather was good in Stratford. There had been some frost but no snow and the temperature quickly rose above freezing. Had a Roast Pork Bap in the Henley Road marketplace. The ...
... shop was well stocked with travel and walking gear. I was even quite taken with the Made in Cumbria shop and its array of gifts, all made locally; very difficult to not find something for yourself or as a present.
The food hall prides itself for serving only local produce and baking all their own cakes and there are food events held throughout the year with opportunities to take a course or find out more.
Rheged is part ...
... chillin' watching house! Booked my flights back for Christmas - YAY! Also managed to pack some (a lot of) bacon to take back with me... loving life!! Gonna miss my bed a lot though - took me a whole 4 hours to climb out this morning! & baths, I'm gonna miss baths! Wonder if I can fill up my shower? Damn France!
Bisous people xoxox
... to me. We walked a bit near the lake and had lunch at the lakeside cafe. We did a little shopping, then parted for a night in Manchester. It was sad to leave Barbara and Nick, but we'll see them again soon, I'm sure. Anhgus dared to hitch a ride with us back to the hotel, where we were all staying near the airport. I dropped off the rental car, proud to have not hit a single curb in this one. Kim and I will pack, so we're ready to catch our flights back home tomorrow ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking