The Old Ginn House Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Bowness-on-Windermere is bigger then Waterhead. It's the central location for all of the ferries doing tours of the lake. I enjoyed walking amongst all of the little shops & cafes. I did walk up to Windermere from here, which again has lots of little feature, but mainly the tourist centre & train station are here.
On Saturday night I attend the Christmas celebrations in Ambleside. There was a street parade which led up to ...
... powerful. Thoughts were crossing my mind now, would I be the only fool to walk this far in this wind? And if so, what would happen if I sprained my ankle now? How would I get back down? Would anyone even hear my whistle in this wind if I needed to use it? I put all of that firmly behind me, it couldn't be far to the summit and I wasn't coming all this way to not get there. Then a different shape emerged slowly from the swirling mists, I had finally made it. I ...
... in the relentless conditions for a while, until we lost our path! Unable to see more than about 20 metres the nav was rather tricky, and by now the wind was so severe that I was literally blown off my feet. The driving rain did not help.
So regrettably, we were forced to retreat. At least we had our lovely little cottage in Ambleside to warm up and dry out in!
We set off out of Grasmere this morning about 9.00am with a song on our lips and joy in our heart. Well not really, it was more sores on our feet and dread in our heart at the next 14km of climbing up to Grisedale Tarn. In particular Henrietta and Jane were wearing new boots bought in Grasmere yesterday, so there was some uncertainty about how the boots would go, or rather how the feet would survive. After about ...
... Towering trees hanging over the lake and the grasses, a canoe parked near the edge, and mountains lining the background. After taking in the view, we headed back to the meeting place, talking to the sheep in the valley on the way. I definitely didn't want to leave. I felt inspired by the nature all around me and the laid-back lifestyle of those in the town. I've never seen such a quaint village in my life and I hope that's not the last I'll get to ...