The Globe Hotel
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Lattendales Guest house is just as we remember it from staying here 25 years ago - we booked it out of nostalgia but it's still an excellent B&B with Doreen and Mike being great hosts. It would have been rude not to have the full English breakfast which set us up for the day inc fried bread and Cumberland sausage! We decided to try and make a local church service and the little Methodist service within the shared church hall (with the Anglicans) at 9.30 was ...
... this picturesque little village is doing very well with heaps of cafes, restaurants, pubs, shops and absolutely fantastic delis selling a huge range of specialty foods. Everywhere you turn there are hanging baskets full of different varieties of flowers in stunning colours. Later in the afternoon we went back over to Grasmere for a wander around. William Wordsworth loved this are and he and his family are all buried here.
... and subsidized housing for those less well off. It was John Ruskin too who had the idea for the National Trust, such a wonderful part of the heritage of Britain. His home, Brantwood, is now a museum, an archive and a gallery giving an insight into his world. He was also a devotee of the Arts and Crafts Movement which is reflected in the house and its contents. It was here that he spent the last 28 years of his life. It’s situated in the most ...
... farm track. We drove all the way out to the coast at Whitehaven where we stopped for coffee. An uninspiring remote town but authentic and the coffee shop pleasant enough. Further south we stopped at Ravenglass where a rather toy like steam train goes 40 mins into the mountains. And had a walk along the street of the town to the estuary. Pretty floral ...
Flew to Liverpool and picked up rental car to drive north. No shuttle to car rental so good it wasn't raining as it is a bit of a walk. Arrived Keswick late afternoon and checked into the comfortable Beckside B and B. Raining for our evening walk for a meal but had umbrellas. Are at very nice Packhorse ...
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