The Agricultural Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Babysitting service
- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
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We woke to a cloudy day today. The main place we wanted to visit was Hill Top, which was Beatrix Potter's home when she first moved from London. She used the earnings from her first couple of books to buy the property. When she died she requested that no one live in the property and that everything be left as it was. She also wrote a list of things she wanted left on display in ...
We left the Cotswolds this morning for our five hour drive north. We decided to break up our trip by going to Chatsworth House. Chatsworth is a very large estate in the Peak District owned by the Duke of Devonshire. Compared to Blenheim Palace this place was huge! It has one of the largest private art collections, and the gardens are amazing. ...
Tues. Went to reghed and had look around. Rohan went to football match Carlisle United. I went Out to pub in Stainton for dinner. Wednesday, met up with family for lunch at the Sportsman inn, had a great afternoon. In the evening went to the local pub for a quiz evening. Thursday. Went on the Ullswater steamer, for a ride up the Lake. Beautiful scenery but rather chilly. Fish and chips for ...
... Burns (who lived nearby). It was quite interesting but he read us a lot of poetry, none of which I could understand and I found it difficult to remain focused. On the second night we had a lovely meal in a hotel again with members from Annan Rotary Club and then there was a singer and an accordion player and we all ended up dancing things like Strip The Willow and The Dashing White Sergeant - great fun. There was also a display of highland dancing which I haven't seen for ...
... where I am going next will be like Wales and not accept English passes. The other down side of being remote is that there is no internet or phone signal and no TV or radio (however on a Rotary Rally there isn't really time to watch TV).
Once again I had a hectic few days, our social events included a boat trip on Windermere followed by a delicious cream tea next to the lake (and the weather was kind), supper and music in a hall ...