BEST WESTERN Shap Wells Hotel
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... directions from a book and once again it was crossing the cow paddock that challenged us. We will be expert status soon - we actually found our way back to the Lighthouse Bar where we met Mick & Karen, friends of Geoff & Shirley, for a few drinks.
And it is 8:30pm, still broad daylight and we are still in short sleeves!
Off to the Cotswolds tomorrow with a night in Chipping Norton before returning to London.
... I knew what was ahead. The track was steep, so huffing and puffing Paul and I were going along ok - then Kym sung out that they'd lost the track as they began to headed parallel across the hill face. First problem, there had been a land slide and it was shale - the book had warned not to cross the shale. Second problem in order to reach the top, Paul and I crawled up hanging onto the heather and moss. We eventually got there, sweating like crazy and knees ...
... we expected. We saw a crowd of people near the river so we walked down for a look. There was an orchestra playing in the bandstand and it was beautiful sitting in the sunshine by the river, watching the boats sail by and listening to great music. We then headed for out Travelodge and checked in at 4.30pm (£51). After a cuppa we headed to Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales which we love. We have stayed there on 3 previous ...
... this walk was breathtaking. We managed not to get lost, even though some directions were a bit vague. The first part of the walk brought us to a coffee shop over the river, and even though it was not too long since breakfast, we couldn't resist the opportunity to stop and enjoy the ambience. The whole walk took nearly three and a half hours, and it was wonderful. After a cool drink we ...
... gardens, before heading back to find The Westbourne, which was down towards the lake at Bowness. We settled ourselves into a very nice room before heading down the hill to look at the lake. As it was close to 5 o'clock we actually got to see the lake in sunshine. It was really lovely. The local Thai restaurant was our dinner venue, and we had a lovely meal before retiring to our comfortable room, having decided to book another night so we enjoy this gorgeous place ...