The Station Hotel

Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, England, CA8 7DS, United Kingdom | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Brampton

Day Twenty Eight (Zero miles...cum 513.85)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... undertaking a great challenge this summer. As I write, she is flying out to Swaziland as part of a team from her school. As a team they are building a soup kitchen for an orphanage. It's a great project, one that Lucy has been determined to take part in and has been actively involved on fundraising for. So Rob and I came down to cheer her on ...

Day Twenty Seven (17.15 miles...cum 513.85)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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For the first time on this trip, we woke to fog !! Quite a shock not to be able to see further than the end of the garden! Jo cooked up a lovely breakfast for us and then we were on our way with Alastair's warning of a big black bull in the next field ringing in our ears, not least as we were essentially groping our way along. Fortunately the fog was clearing quickly. Even more fortunately said bull, though indeed very big and very black complete with ring through his nose, was ...

Day Twenty Six (18.9 miles...cum 496.7)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... forest roads. We then moved out of the forest into two miles worth of peat bog, which on another day would have been very heavy going. Thankfully it has been so dry these past three weeks that this bog was child's play compared with what we crossed in the Flow Country for example. We cracked on at a reasonable pace so much so that we caught up with the Australian Peter who is also ...

Day Twenty Five (20.55 miles... cum 477.8)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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We woke to glorious sunshine and a day of good walking ahead of us. Probably the only frustration of the day was the start- getting out of Jedburgh, which involved a three mile road march to rejoin Dere Street, as per yesterday. As an echo of the old Monty Python joke, you can say what you like about the ancient Romans, but they did know how to build roads: straight ones at that. As a walker, especially in difficult country, this is bliss.. no ...

England At Last!

A travel blog entry by ashbysontour

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... he had gone through a dirty puddle. It was good to see Elaine at numerous points along the route, however even with lights on and driving a car the size of a small house the lashing rain made it difficult to make her out, especially as most of the time I had one eye shut and sometimes both! The lunch stop of tomato & lentil soup with a cheese and tomato toastie hit the spot ready for the last 30 miles, where on completion James was seen cleaning his bike again. Graham's top tip ...

Location

This hotel, located on Gilsland, Brampton, is near Hadrian's Wall, Birdoswald Roman Fort, Village of Dent, and Hadrian's Cycleway.
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