The Railway Hotel

1 The Banks, Staveley, Cumbria, England, LA8 9NE, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Staveley

Rain and more rain!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Today started sunny and we set off walking. Walked up hill and then down to the edge of Lake Derwentwater, to Hawes End, then along the shore to High Brandle How. Beautiful scenery of hills and the lake, but got wetter and wetter.

Then took the little ferry around the lake to Keswick, and did some more ...

...A Smidgen more of the Lion

A travel blog entry by travelindan

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... quite a bit of pool yesterday with some friends. I finally figured out how to rack the balls UK style and learned all of their rules. There are quite a few different ones such as, if you don’t hit your ball first or you knock an opposing teams' ball in they get to shoot twice. I learned the hard way quite a few times. I played against this little cheater boy who kept trying to sneak balls out of the hole and be sly about it. I told him, “I don’t care ...

Sunshine and fresh air!

A travel blog entry by sarah49

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... very popular and not very big. Some busy planting on a limestone crag was mildly interesting but overall it didn't really live up to the write-up in the brochure in my humble opinion even if Alan Titchmarsh had featured it on his Love your Garden TV programme! Not a garden I will be in a hurry to return to, methinks.

Anyway, having soaked up the sights and the sun, we climbed back into the trusty red C3 and headed home to put up our feet and have a lazy Sunday ...

What is a SNEK LIFTER??

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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It is a name of a "strong ale" brewed locally in Cumberland. The label says" Be sure to spend your last sixpence wisely!" Also the name of the black metal gadget on each farm door in the cottage that lifts the latch and opens the door!! So now you know. Despite the appalling weather forecast "rain and possible storms", woke to a lovely day. John had a rest day, doing computer stuff. Theresa, David and I went walking up the nearest ...

Just Keep Walking, Walk Walk Walking!

A travel blog entry by travelindan

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So I set out on a beautiful trek with the sun shining as bright as I have seen it so far. I started out very enthusiastic. About two miles in the hike I realized things looked a little too familiar. I have made my way back down towards the same route I came in on, AGAIN! These trail guides can be very difficult to navigate at times.

Finding my way back towards the right direction I crossed a sheep field as the owner was gathering them. They ...

Location

This hotel, located on 1 The Banks, Staveley, is near The World of Beatrix Potter, Orrest Head, Hawkshead Brewery, and Lakeland Ltd..
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