The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Great Langdale, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England, LA22 9JY, United Kingdom | Hotel
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We should have just driven through the night...

A travel blog entry by jolawrence1

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So the plan was to break the eleven hour journey to Skye with a good nights sleep. As you will know from the previous blog, our last drive to Scotland was epic, however by the end of it we were, shall we say, somewhat delirious. Having stayed at the caravan park at Westmorland previously, and managing to secure a good last minute rate, we decided to stop for the night just past junction 38 on the M6. It doesn't sound very appealing, but is actually quite ...

Fun photography in Keswick

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

5

... on. We hoped that once we got into Keswick and had some lunch the snow would lighten up and we would be able to see the area covered in powder.

Once in Keswick, we dug around the car for some change to be able to park. We are quickly learning that all parking is paid and about 90% of it required change. These particular meters were picky about which change denomination it would take and it didn't give change back so we had enough for half an ...

A snowey adventure

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

4

We set off early Friday morning since I had the day off from work with the plan of heading up to lake district, grabbing a bite to eat, going for a four mile hike in lake district that is supposed to be beautiful and then going to Carlisle that night to sleep. We were going to Edinburgh this weekend and thought it would be a nice way to break up the five to six hour drive.

In typical UK fashion, the weather looked like ...

A recent update

A travel blog entry by besomeone

... since the main cement demand is over.

Some of the young adults have requested a library at the community centre, so I have donated the few books I have with me, and this is a project we will follow up for funding on our return to the UK. We have bought a bed which myself and Zania are sleeping on, and when Danielle and Mike were here we shared with them, they had the mattress and we had the base!

Also we are feeding more than thirty people and ...

Departure

A travel blog entry by ewanrichardson

I departed Oxenholme station in late afternoon, after waving my family goodbye I settled into the first stage of my long journey across the world.

After several hours on the virgin train from the north I arrived in
london at Euston, I crossed to Notting hill gate to meet natascha, my
first host of the long trip! She showed me around the area of london
where she lives and we went for a cheeky pint in a lovely little pub.
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Location

This hotel, located on Great Langdale, Ambleside, is near The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (Sarah Nelson's), Easedale Tarn, Dove Cottage, and Helm Crag.
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