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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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- Non-smoking rooms
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... directions from a book and once again it was crossing the cow paddock that challenged us. We will be expert status soon - we actually found our way back to the Lighthouse Bar where we met Mick & Karen, friends of Geoff & Shirley, for a few drinks.
And it is 8:30pm, still broad daylight and we are still in short sleeves!
Off to the Cotswolds tomorrow with a night in Chipping Norton before returning to London.
We had breakfast in our room (self catering) and headed off at 8.10am. We drove to Bodnant Gardens arriving there just before 9. The car park was empty, then we realised why. The gardens didn't open until 10. It was a beautiful day so we headed down the road to a place we had visited before but couldn't quite remember. It's called Betws-y-Coed (we always pronounce it Betsy Coed). We looked around then drove back to the ...
... died. The names of the victims are recorded in a memorial wall and memorial plaques have been placed around the area by relatives of the victims. We rode down the street where the wreckage devastated the buildings and killed the local residents before visiting the Town Hall to see the stained glass window.
Carlisle was only about 60 km from Lockerbie so we arrived early, did some washing and hung it on the clothesline to dry while we had a Greggy Dinner ...
Today was an absolute highlight of the trip so far. Our host at The Westbourne suggested a 6 mile hike to take advantage of our first mild and sunny day for a while. So with a hearty breakfast under our belts we headed off to Elterwater, the starting point for our hike. And what a hike it was. Covering a range of different landscapes, from riverside, to lakeside, to waterfalls and ...
... graphic film showing the detonation of nuclear bombs and the affect it has on the surrounding area. The film answered a number of questions Kate and Roy had about nuclear warfare and we are sure this will lead to many more questions from them in the weeks to come as they process what they saw and learnt today.
Tomorrow we will say goodbye to Great Ayton and travel north up to Scotland where we will spend the next six days or so.