Forest Side Hotel

Ambleside, Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria, England, LA22 9RN, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Grasmere

We should have just driven through the night...

A travel blog entry by jolawrence1

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So the plan was to break the eleven hour journey to Skye with a good nights sleep. As you will know from the previous blog, our last drive to Scotland was epic, however by the end of it we were, shall we say, somewhat delirious. Having stayed at the caravan park at Westmorland previously, and managing to secure a good last minute rate, we decided to stop for the night just past junction 38 on the M6. It doesn't sound very appealing, but is actually quite ...

A nice break from a long day out

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... is. And there’s nothing like a good meal to end the day.

After dinner we went into a pub across the street from the hotel and had a couple of pints. We like this type of pub. It was quiet, an old building, wooden tables and chairs, and a local crowd. There were plenty of beer options on tap, 2 stories worth of seating and slot machines dispersed throughout. There were even a few pool tables upstairs and I’m fairly certain I saw a multicolored ...

Fun photography in Keswick

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... time to find an ATM, get some cash and break it at the local Boots (similar to a Walgreens) so we wouldn’t be putting 20 pounds into the parking machine. At this point we were freezing and hungry, so we found a pub and stopped in.

The pub was great! It was smaller and had small tables tucked into any corner it could fit to be able to get in as many people as possible. There was an open fireplace with an older gentleman and his dog sitting ...

A snowey adventure

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... nothing that would cause us to cancel our plans for the weekend, overcast during the day and showers in the evening. The weather looked promising when we left the apartment and were excited about the day. We drove up the M6 and managed to not hit any traffic on the way up (AMAZING). After a couple of hours, we took the exit to the lake district and headed down to Lake Windermere.

The lake was a beautiful sight. There was ...

Departure

A travel blog entry by ewanrichardson

I departed Oxenholme station in late afternoon, after waving my family goodbye I settled into the first stage of my long journey across the world.

After several hours on the virgin train from the north I arrived in
london at Euston, I crossed to Notting hill gate to meet natascha, my
first host of the long trip! She showed me around the area of london
where she lives and we went for a cheeky pint in a lovely little pub.
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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Ambleside, Grasmere, is near The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (Sarah Nelson's), Dove Cottage, Helm Crag, and Grasmere and Wordsworth Museum.
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