Melbreak Country House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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We relented and visited Carlisle Castle on our way here to Windermere. It was another castle after all but with a slight difference in that it was beseiged by northern neighbours frequently. It was also a good place for morning tea before we headed out towards the western coast. We followed an AA car tour and thoroughly enjoyed Skinburness and the view to Dumfries and Galloway over very calm waters. We meandered down the coast calling in ...
... by this time I am over the rocks and the steepness of the descent only to climb, clamber and rock climb the path - again the views are magnificent. Thank goodness for the 'friends of the track' who in certain parts had laid stones to assist with up and the down - we had finally crossed the Haystacks. At one stage I thought I would kick a stone off the path so that no one slipped on it - that was a bad move - it flew down the hill skipping between the walkers below ...
... us to get off the tracks or risk a 1000 pound fine, thanks to Rod for his assistance getting over the triple stranded barbed wire fence. Then through a marshy paddock and we were back on track. Past the school which was built in1593. The school is co-ed with international students. The school grounds are massive and include soccer fields and swimming pool (indoor). We arrive back in town about 5.30. We collect our bags and head to ...
... this walk was breathtaking. We managed not to get lost, even though some directions were a bit vague. The first part of the walk brought us to a coffee shop over the river, and even though it was not too long since breakfast, we couldn't resist the opportunity to stop and enjoy the ambience. The whole walk took nearly three and a half hours, and it was wonderful. After a cool drink we ...
... the main street, had the obligatory coffee stop, then headed off to Grasmere, which lived up to its claim of being a very pretty village. We tried in vain to find the start of a recommended walk, but ended up doing our own version. It was still cold, but at least it wasn't raining. Leaving Grasmere we headed back towards Windermere, stopping off at the Holehird Gardens on the way. The gardens were amazing, even though it wasn't sunny. We spent a long time wandering ...