The Greyhound Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the snow. We carried on through Bowness and down past Windermere, somewhere we traditionally avoid like the plague. Lots of musings about what it would be like in summer, possible camping trip on the horizon? The Aquarium is right at the southern tip of Windermere, very pretty and much quieter than the bustle of Bowness. Took us a bit of time to find it but did in the end, tucked into the lakeside. ...
... Batman on the iPad on the top bunk, Nana is reading tinker bell to stinkerbell, who is very nearly asleep, hank is planning a trip down south on his iPad and grandad is reading the paper. Weather still doesn't know what it's doing, still quite sunny outside despite the heavy rain forecast all day. Very cold and windy though. And it's just started snowing! Crazy weather - it hailed, then snowed, then sleet, then rain, all in the space of ...
... Bella not eating very much at all, but managed half a sausage roll. She was very cold, so bough both of them some gloves for the way back and wrapped her up a bit more. Stopped in the nice steamer ship for a new lap map which I had left behind this year. Headed back to Glenridding on the 1.55 and stayed in the cabin the whole time! Very busy on the way back. Dropped Nana, Grandad and Benji off at eh lodge and pooped to ...
Main aim for today is to have a lovely Sunday lunch for Mother's Day - we are two weeks late but I never got my proper roast so I'm insisting on it now. And Nana's here too so it all fits perfectly. Had a very civilised breakfast of crumpets/cereal etc, not our usual bacon/egg sandwiches or fry up but I'm sure we'll get to that.
Set off quite early for us, out the house by about half ten. Stopped off at Rheged to pick up an Easter activities brochure but they had run out so ...
... out evening of sausages and mash, with Nana friendly gravy. Kids were very good going to bed despite having slept in the car. Must be the northern air! I ended up in bed with Bella, who woke up just as I was going to bed, poor poppet isn't very well, full of cold and coughs so I stayed in the little bed with ...