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... and where it should be kept. Since her death in 1946 the house has been kept the untouched. The house is full of original paintings Beatrix Potter has painted of the surrounding area. There is also a number of original sketches of rabbits and other animals from her books. Unfortunately we weren't allowed to take any photos inside the house. We then went for a drive ...
... is also well known for being Mr Darcy's house in the Keira Knightly version of Pride and Prejudice. Once we entered the grounds there was a hold up on the road with the sheep crossing to the next paddock. We also saw some deer on the drive in. We wondered through the house looking at the artwork and a number of rooms including the main ...
Tues. Went to reghed and had look around. Rohan went to football match Carlisle United. I went Out to pub in Stainton for dinner. Wednesday, met up with family for lunch at the Sportsman inn, had a great afternoon. In the evening went to the local pub for a quiz evening. Thursday. Went on the Ullswater steamer, for a ride up the Lake. Beautiful scenery but rather chilly. Fish and chips for ...
... bigger in real life than it does on the internet. Dinner in a pub and an early night ready for the next day. --- The morning of the climb was clear. There were clouds just touching the very top of Skiddaw but I was hoping they would burn off by the time I got up to the top. Setting off around 9am it was an easy walk out of the town to find the trail that would take me up to the car park where most others start from. The way was steep and muddy due to the forestry works ...
... stood there and witnessed the salmon returning to the spawning grounds and trying to leap up the weir. I have never seen this before (except on TV) and it was special.
I made a lot of good friends on this rally, some I already knew and some who I had met for the first time. Mostly people travel as couples, but on this rally there were four of us travelling 'solo' and all four of us were due to move on together to the next rally in Scotland.
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