The Cumberland Hotel
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After a lovely breakfast we packed our overnight bags, had a chat with Ian and Deb, owners of Ewich House, and were on our way to Keswick. Ian convinced Kent to take the Trossachs Trail which took us past a lovely waterfall at Killin and then through beautiful scenery. We made a stop at Aberfoyle for a drink and soon after we joined the motorway. It added about an hour to our journey, but it was worth it. We came off the M6 at Penrith and found our ...
... booked into a beautiful guest house of 5 stars for very little money with breakfast included of course. I am writing this blog with a glass of wine in hand, sitting in the parlor (very posh place!) in front of an open fire ( well it's electric but you can't tell) looking at my gorgeous hubby reading on the opposite couch. We will retire upstairs to our boudoir very ...
... of hypothermia, seriously. I know it sounds like I'm complaining but I'm having a great time. Three hours plus of walking was 12,100 steps and 6.5 miles according to my FitBit Flex and I felt I'd accomplished something. It's not an easy walk in the ...
... of 10 miles, getting on and off at different locations - like a hop-on-hop-off bus. As we were under cover it didn't matter that it was raining, apart from the stopovers. Scattered along the foreshore of the lake are beautiful homes, most with boathouses and large sailing boats or cruisers moored off shore. Small islands are also scattered throughout the lake. The main town we spent time at ...
... stopping off to purchase gingerbread from Sarah Nelson's famous Gingerbread Shop. Very yummy, unlike any gingerbread I have previously tasted. We actually had to queue to buy it from the tiniest shop you have ever seen. By 3pm the rain had finally stopped so we drove back to Ambleside, dropped off the car at the B&B and headed for Lake Windermere for a walk along the foreshore. It ...
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