Skelwith Bridge Hotel

Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England, LA22 9NJ, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Rain and more rain!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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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 ...

...A Smidgen more of the Lion

A travel blog entry by travelindan

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So I am sticking around Kirkby Stephens until Monday morning where I met a friend (Duane) who is going to drop me off in Penrith on Monday on the way to his Dentist appointment. That worked out phenomenal. I can’t finish the walk right now, because the world’s largest horse trade show is going on in the next city and there is no accommodations. Duane bought me most of my rounds at the bar yesterday and I met a great crowd. ...

Sunshine and fresh air!

A travel blog entry by sarah49

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... us!

Having walked back down to the car, we were all desperate for a wee so we headed to Grange duck pond to use the facilities (at an outrageous 20p each). I hasten to add, we used the public conveniences there not the pond!

Next we headed off to Silverdale (the long way!) for tea and cake at Hazelwood Farm ngs. Bit of a disappointment that the cakes were a little dry and the lady serving them was a tad menopausal but we battled through.

The ...

What is a SNEK LIFTER??

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... 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 ...

Just Keep Walking, Walk Walk Walking!

A travel blog entry by travelindan

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... recognized his call because when he screamed they all gathered around me thinking I was "The One With The Food." It was neat to have 15 sheep follow my every foot step each throwing out several Baaaa's a minute! It was rather hilarious. I'm sure the farmer didn't find it so humorous as I was on his land, lost as usual.

Stomping my way down a side street in the what seemed to be right compass direction I was steaming and ready to hop on a bus. ...

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This hotel, located in Ambleside, is near Rydal Mount & Gardens, Grasmere and Wordsworth Museum, Bridge House, and Barngates Brewery.
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