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Travel Blogs from Penrith
So, woke up early again, after not much sleep to head to the Lake District! Most of the group did the water sports or high ropes course optionals in Keswick, but I was not one of them (I'm scared of heights and I felt it was too cold to be in the water!). Maria and Bek and I walked to a little stone circle a couple of minutes away from the sports …
I write this from my bed - even though it's only about 9pm ( although don't worry Fryda's - I caught an episode of Coronation Street before retiring,,,I know where my priorities lie!) Today we walked longer and harder than any walking I've ever done in my short little life! What am I doing??!! This is crazy! We have walked …
Today started sunny and we set off walking. Walked up hill and then down to the edge of Lake Derwentwater, to Hawes End, then along the shore to High Brandle How. Beautiful scenery of hills and the lake, but got wetter and wetter.
Then took the little ferry around the lake to Keswick, and did some more ...
... quite a bit of pool yesterday with some friends. I finally figured out how to rack the balls UK style and learned all of their rules. There are quite a few different ones such as, if you don’t hit your ball first or you knock an opposing teams' ball in they get to shoot twice. I learned the hard way quite a few times. I played against this little cheater boy who kept trying to sneak balls out of the hole and be sly about it. I told him, “I don’t care ...
... Catbells" and "Cawsey Pike", along the river, crossed the river and walked down - about 9km of quite stiff walking, sheep and frolicking lambs everywhere, lots of black or grey lambs, (Herdwick sheep) bred for meat so no worries about multicoloured wool. Saw a notice saying that, if your dog annoyed the sheep, it would be shot! Today's free entertainment involved a 50 seater bus. Obviously not having done his homework, the driver ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed