BEST WESTERN Shap Wells Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... and where it should be kept. Since her death in 1946 the house has been kept the untouched. The house is full of original paintings Beatrix Potter has painted of the surrounding area. There is also a number of original sketches of rabbits and other animals from her books. Unfortunately we weren't allowed to take any photos inside the house. We then went for a drive ...
... is also well known for being Mr Darcy's house in the Keira Knightly version of Pride and Prejudice. Once we entered the grounds there was a hold up on the road with the sheep crossing to the next paddock. We also saw some deer on the drive in. We wondered through the house looking at the artwork and a number of rooms including the main ...
... fuss or drama, and it's also our earliest stop of the week so far. The hotel turns out to be er, interesting. Let's just say that whilst the prices might still be in the 1980s, that's largely matched by the decor. Still it's not the worst place I have seen and the food in the restaurant is fine. It's becoming obvious why The Battleaxes on night one is pushing double the price. However, for once we're not dead beat and there's even time for a couple of pints before "Wheeler Dealers" is on Quest! ...
... was now nothing stopping the wind. It howled in from my left, taking my breath away and forcing me to face to one side during the climb. As I started to enter the base of the clouds the wind whipped ice crystals as well, stinging any exposed skin. The grass eventually started to disappear and all there was was broken black rock, glistening with moisture from the cloud I was now walking through. Visibility was down to around five meters, I could only vaguely make out the ...
... undertaken. The Pax Romana ended at 180 AD, the same date as the end of the reign of the five good emperors, 180 AD, with the death of Marcus Aurelius.
Following Marcus Aurelius, during the next hundred years, there were some 50 emperors (they came and went so fast -- several would call themselves emperor conjointly -- historians have never settled on a precise number). With only a couple of exceptions, literally only two, they all died violent deaths at ...