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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Cumberland Hotel Alston
Travel Blogs from Alston
... we headed south, passing around Edinburgh and then the quieter A road heading towards Gretna Green where we stopped to look at the tourist shops before the short drive over the border into Carlisle. Some confusion with one way streets and ring roads to find our hotel near the city center but overall another fine day with temps in the low 20's and no sign of ...
... excellent. Final potter in shops before taking taxi to airport. Plane on time ( left shortly after 6 local time )and a decent flight ( 8 hours) spent watching a movie ( million dollar arm) and trying to sleep. Fairly quick change at Heathrow and arrive in Newcastle at 11 UK time (5 am US time). Dad picks us up and all fine at the house. Unpack and pick up Rolo who seems fine ( a little thin) and in good spirits..... He ...
... for directions. We were thrilled to finally see the bus with the bike trailer. What an adventure - about 235 km in total and 3150 m total elevation. Have also met some fantastic people who I am sure I will remain in contact with. We returned to Penrith by bus and enjoyed a celebratory afternoon tea at Brooklands House. I met John Allen and Sara for dinner and on our wanders through Penrith we came across Paul and Tony (also in our tour group) so we all joined up and went out for ...
... yippee. Horsley Hall is a manor house - it was amazing. I rang the front door bell and was greeted by the lady of the house who welcomed and ushered me into the sitting room for coffee and cake. Dinner orders were also taken here. There were another couple in the sitting room watching TV - they were waiting for their brother who was also doing the C2C in the same group as me. It turned out that this was the guy who had assisted me with my saddle at the start ...
Up and at 'em and on the bus by 8am. We're off to travel the English countryside!
Drivers in the UK still drive on the left side of the road, which is rather unnerving for those of us (including the rest of Europe) who drive on the right. It takes awhile to get used to coming around the corner (especially in a huge touring bus) and seeing oncoming traffic barreling toward you in what you think of as your lane. Your ...