The Derwentwater 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 ...
... 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, ...
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 ...
... summer for 3 months. The kids were allowed to explore the area with their nanny and they both loved to collect things from nature and draw them such as butterflies, rocks, leaves etc. Beatrix first drawings were of the natural world and she was very good. When she was 39, her fiancée died. She was famous by then and had money. She was heartbroken and bought Hill Top as a place to get away and heal. Soon ...