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! ...
... in here I took a stroll all around and headed up to Ambleside. It was so nice to walk, breathe in fresh air and only see another sole every now and again. It was also rather cool and gave the opportunity to dress up in my winter woollies.
Ambleside was the traditional small english countryside village. The building were old, little lane ways zig zagged all over town and there were more pubs then people. Today they are ...
... going on, but this soon gave way to more stable ground that was no less steep. Walking through the car park I saw the first people out walking getting ready in their cars. Nods and waves exchanged I continued around the field up to the stone cross that marked the halfway point for me between the summit and town. Beyond the next gate the path zig zagged at a very sharp angle. I was not going to be doing this without needing to stop. It was hard, i was still building ...
We wanted to do a big hike. So we went to Langdale and decided to tackle the mighty peaks of Rossett Pike, Esk Pike and Bowfell, calculating a nice circular route to encompass these. The weather however, was not on our side. The walk along the valley was nice, but as we began ascending the wind increased and the visibility became extremely poor. We reached Rossett Pike and boldly ...
... to replace the fort. The castle was severely damaged during the Welsh Revolt at the start of the 15th Century. During the 1800’s the castle ruins were renovated into a three story residence on the site of the castle’s gate house. Three towers and a curtain wall remain.
Carreg Coetan Arthur – Burial Stones: At approximately 5000 years old these burial stones are the remains of a ...