The Skiddaw Hotel
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Last week there was snow on the mountains and the views from the house were fantastic. Also had some brilliant sunsets here as well.
We will be adding lots of pictures of our adventure and sharing some of the highlights. Just need to get packing now! ...
... has booked & because it was through a 3rd party the tour went ahead. My guide called it the VIP tour haha. He was fantastic and we had a great day exploring. On our way back we stopped at this famous little bakery that sells gingerbread only. It was delicious!
The rest of my time I wandered about, sat in the hostel cafe and watched the lake. Ah the serenity.
I would love to return in the summer and go hiking as the locals ...
... and where it should be kept. Since her death in 1946 the house has been kept the untouched. The house is full of original paintings Beatrix Potter has painted of the surrounding area. There is also a number of original sketches of rabbits and other animals from her books. Unfortunately we weren't allowed to take any photos inside the house. We then went for a drive ...
... England, already having found and booked our hotel via the web - LateRooms has been a great help this trip. At last, as this trip draws to a close, we're hitting our stride and achieving our theoretical overnight budget, so we're looking forward to seeing what that buys us. There's a cheer as we pass Gretna in the dark and Alba morphs into Albion, whilst the M74 becomes the M6; Scotland for less than a day! Eventually the sat nav takes us off the motorway to the Cumbria Park ...
... levels since giving up smoking (I still am) so I had to pause a number of times up this section. The ground was rocky scree which would very easily lead to a sprained ankle. Not something I wanted happening. By the time I reached the next gate I could see Little Man and the clouds just rolling onto the top, Skiddaw would be climbed through the clouds, there wasn't going to be much of a view from the top. Rounding Little Man I was on the ridge walking up to the summit, ...