The Old Ginn House Inn
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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After months of walking all over the place it was time to meet and see if I could keep up with seasoned Macmillan walkers in the Lake District. We walked the Fairfield Horseshoe which is an incredible walk. I had such a good time with lovely people and now can't wait to tackle the Himalayas! Nepal here I come! ...
This final stop was incredible. Exploring what's left of Hadrian's Wall and the Roman Forts was an amazing experience. It was so easy to imagine what life would have been like in those very buildings. The Roman's sure were a clever lot. They thought of the most amazing things like underfloor heating systems and made the most beautiful pottery and tools. They definitely brought civilization with them when they arrived here. ...
... then a boulder field, where the path disappeared... Picking our own way through the boulders visibility was again extremely bleak. We were getting lost. Nervous to continue for fear of getting completely lost, and with the wind again in such force that we were unstable on our feet, we decided to call it a day. Finding our path up, we followed it back down to safety. Damn English ...
... was pretty impressive and required careful climbing and scrambling and reminded me of my dislike of heights. Then like a lost city discovered by sweaty explorers, we suddenly saw what appeared to be a ruined stone temple, stretching across a poisonous green, grassy plateau at the top of the ravine, with a waterfall plunging down alongside. Shades of Tintin! In fact the temple was merely the peat store for the Blakethwaite mine smelter and after winding back and forth down a ...
... planning for lunch. All the places in town were cafe's or bistro's, mostly serving finger food and pastries. Walking the entire town took less than 20 minutes, but amazed me with every corner. Shops selling home-made goods were in-between the cafe's, gardens were in-between them, and cobblestone pathways along the way led to nature trails. We reached the main road and followed it for a while, coming upon a red telephone booth with the most amazing ...