The Cumberland Hotel
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... store nearby. I went but was not overly impressed. It was similar to Bed Bath and Beyond and other such places. I grabbed something to eat and then I treated myself to a massage at the Gilpin Hotel Spa. I learned that certain services (and perhaps meals too) are available at a discounted price so I figured I would take advantage of that and see if it helps reenergize me for the week to come. Summer is the busiest time of year at ...
... lakelands. Just 1 more very steep hill to climb and we will be out. Will miss the constant sound of moving water through the valleys; trickling streams across our path, the ssshhhh of whitewater cascading over rocky gutters and the roar of numerous waterfalls. Even the squelch of peat bog under boot... not! Weather looks to be good again ...
... detours ( my navigating is rubbish) but at least the weather was good. In fact the sun shone and it was hot, even at 600m. Once at the top we headed off along a ridge over Calf Crag, Gibson Knot and Helm Crag. The views were spectacular towards Grasmere but it was a hard walk. Most people chose the easier valley walk. We could see them all below like little ants walking in parallel with us along the river. We got ...
... The views on the climb and from the top were breathtaking. All around water rushed down the hillsides in waterfalls and whitewater torrents. From the summit we admired far below the view back to Ennerdale Water and distant Buttermere. Gobsmackingly beautiful!! Over the next few hours we slowly descended to the Conister Slate mines, then Borrowdale, our final destination for today. Borrowdale is 3 tiny hamlets, ...
Due to my bad navigating, my poor wife had to walk 35 km over 10 hours instead of 23.5 over 6. What should have been a pleasant day turned into a marathon slog. It was raining steadily as we left St Bees at 9am, but slowly brightened over the morning. By lunch time we were basking in sunshine and stripping off our waterproofs. The walk along the cliff tops was beautiful. Finally we turned east and began our adventure towards the North Sea. All ...
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