The Leathes Head Country House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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! ...
... and turning on the Christmas village lights tonight. I visit the different Christmas markets. Stop in at some local shops and indulge in a bit of roadside roast spit burger. There were pigs roasting on spits outside most of the pubs, all in anticipation of a big night ahead I suspected.
Waterhead is much smaller then Ambelside. It has a few restaurants lake side and a few pubs & shops scattered around the parks and so on. ...
... fuss or drama, and it's also our earliest stop of the week so far. The hotel turns out to be er, interesting. Let's just say that whilst the prices might still be in the 1980s, that's largely matched by the decor. Still it's not the worst place I have seen and the food in the restaurant is fine. It's becoming obvious why The Battleaxes on night one is pushing double the price. However, for once we're not dead beat and there's even time for a couple of pints before "Wheeler Dealers" is on Quest! ...
... long enough to photograph the trig point and plaque before turning round and heading back down the hill. Not as easy as it sounds. It was slow going on the way up, on the way down it was a case of having to slow yourself. The walking poles saved me brusing my ass a good number of times. The damp loose scree wasn't the firmest of footings and having 4x4 traction kept me upright all the way to the bottom. A little over four hours start to finish. A bigger mountain next time I ...
... this region, we wanted to reach the summit of Scafell Pike. So we drove the beautiful and scenic route round to Wasdale Head. This involved a few extremely steep and winding passes. Once at Wasdale, we kitted up and began the hike. Crossing Lingmell Beck, the steps continued relentlessly up. We were again subject to an onslaught of wind and rain. Determined to keep going we reached Hollow ...