BEST WESTERN Shap Wells Hotel
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... to me, even the most mundane of tasks (I'll get to that later). Yet after my first 100 hours of standing on my feet between 10-13 hours a day I am beat by the time I return to my accommodations. The first week my back ached all the time. Knowing I needed to stretch and loosen up, I went to a gym in the area and the circuit workout just about did me in. I could barely crouch or bend for days afterwards, but those ...
... with the British nobility and wealthy landed gentry, similar trips can also be made by broke, middle aged men, who are clearly in the throws of some kind of mid-life crisis.
In these cases the traditional roles of valet and servants are replaced with a wife and children. The fashionable and luxurious up-market Villas should be forsaken in favour of a Caravan. The language skills in this case would have to be vastly improved ...
... wild flower meadows, along narrow river bank paths, across farmland and a short stretch of asphalt. We arrived in Reeth at 4pm, bought an ice cream from a shop on the village green then headed to our accommodation. We had dinner with 2 Aussies we keep meeting along the way. It was a great night with lots of laughter about all things silly. It has been a very pleasant ...
... at times negotiating muddy bogs and squidgy river beds trampled by hundreds of hiking boots. By the time we reached Keld late afternoon my heel was really giving me curry. For many this was the end of the day's leg. However our accommodation was at Thwaite 3 miles further on! That meant a 1.5 hour journey around the side of a hill on a rocky goat track. The weather was changing and beginning to threaten. Thunder rumbled from black clouds not far to out left. We got ...
... however this town not very impressive. Back south via eastern Edinburgh and through pretty countryside, rolling hills back to England. Very pretty drive, and we stopped somewhere in the country for a cup of tea. Back to England and the city of Carlisle. Depressed castle town, would not bother to ...