The Ship Hotel

Address: Main Street, Overton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom | Inn
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This inn, located on Main Street, Overton, is near Lancaster Castle, Williamson Park, Williams Park, and Buttermere.
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Travel Blogs from Overton


A travel blog entry by lenjorge on Aug 09, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... in the shape of a ladder or because it included brisket crisps (the crunchy outside part of the brisket, although these were slightly more overdone than one is accustomed to achieve a smoky [some might say, burnt] flavor). It was served with some crispy kale which was delicious and some tiny (slimy) mushrooms which also had a nice flavor.

A pre dessert course followed which was my favorite dish of the evening, but ...


A travel blog entry by lenjorge on Aug 06, 2015

31 photos

... To me, it was a no brainer; once I learned of the celebration, it only made sense to surprise the guests and make them feel as if they are "family" by doing a little something extra to surprise them. Unfortunately I had left by the time they had dessert, but I'm sure it was received appreciatively.

The weather here has been everything you can imagine. Warm (mid 80s), cold (40s at night), sunny, rainy, ...

Too much fun as Slug comes to town

A travel blog entry by beavernslug on Jul 30, 2015

21 photos

... fair that he come out of Beavers Handbag and join in the fun. In no time, Rob became Slug's body double and there was much laughing as everyone snapped away. Then everyone stopped for a while to watch a group of 3 girls trying in vain to row a boat... They were shrieking and screaming and stuck in the reeds going round in circles. When they finally got out the whole of Faeryland have them a rapturous applause. After all the tea and scones it was time ...

Ambleside and Keswick

A travel blog entry by albertabrandts on Jul 29, 2015

7 photos

This morning after yet another hearty English breakfast we set out to do some proper Lake District walking. After obtaining directions we set out from Ambleside for Loughrigg Peak. The weather was fine though it was a little cool. After a bit more than an hours' walk we were at the top. The view was panoramic, in all directions. From the peak we could see several lakes and ...


A travel blog entry by albertabrandts on Jul 29, 2015

5 photos

... called Home Children. During more than 100 years ending in 1967 over 100,000 children were sent alone without their families to Canada. This was often done without the consent of their families. They were of course the children of the poor. Various well meaning charities would gather up children, give them a few belongings and put them on a steamer to Canada. They averaged 8 years in age. They were supposed to be adopted by loving families but this often that did ...