Temple Sowerby House Hotel

Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Lake District, Cumbria, England, CA10 1RZ, United Kingdom | 3 star 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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... I'm stoked to be able to work and play with so many different animals I'm not used to. I'm pretty sure she said she had a couple of meow meows running around :P Guess I'm gonna finish this Roast beef n Cheese sammy and chips (fries) and move along to rendezvous alpha :D

Onward Charles....

Sorry no pics, just videos that Facebook or Travelpod won't let me post due to background songs breaking stupid copyright rules. I'll make up for it next time.


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What is a SNEK LIFTER??

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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It is a name of a "strong ale" brewed locally in Cumberland. The label says" Be sure to spend your last sixpence wisely!" Also the name of the black metal gadget on each farm door in the cottage that lifts the latch and opens the door!! So now you know. Despite the appalling weather forecast "rain and possible storms", woke to a lovely day. John had a rest day, doing computer stuff. Theresa, David and I went walking up the nearest ...

Just Keep Walking, Walk Walk Walking!

A travel blog entry by travelindan

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Now it is time to trudge to my next campsite while the rain has let up. I look forward to new scenery and people every time. I actually met a couple at my last site that had started their 20 mile trek the same way I did, two miles in the wrong direction. It made me feel better about myself, especially when I learned they have done the trail before.

I have four days to make it to Penrith to meet my first WWOOFing host. The ...

John finds Hadrian's wall at last.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... found the beer weak and demanded it be "Twice Brewed" in time for his return from fighting off Scottish Jacobite raiders. We then found the wall and started a walk along it. ( actually next to it, you cannot walk ON an ancient monument.) Folk "walk" the whole wall, 73 miles. Walk described as "moderate" but rain and mud made it more like "strenuous". After several km., in appalling wet weather and very slippy steps, turned back. Theresa and David went west; ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Temple Sowerby, Penrith, is near Acorn Bank Garden and Brougham Castle.
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