The Borrowdale Hotel

Borrowdale, Borrowdale, Cumbria, England, CA12 5UY, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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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 ...

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 ...

John finds Hadrian's wall at last.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... found the beer weak and demanded it be "Twice Brewed" in time for his return from fighting off Scottish Jacobite raiders. We then found the wall and started a walk along it. ( actually next to it, you cannot walk ON an ancient monument.) Folk "walk" the whole wall, 73 miles. Walk described as "moderate" but rain and mud made it more like "strenuous". After several km., in appalling wet weather and very slippy steps, turned back. Theresa and David went west; ...

Crown Hotel

A travel blog entry by rockdoctor

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... a new bus driver who got lost. Car making far less oil now that I have tightened the rocker cover and some of the external oil feed lines. Found myself steering with one hand in several places, but over 50 mph steering becomes affected by any road surface irregularities and car will tram line quite with little ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Borrowdale, Borrowdale, is near Lake Derwent, Honister Slate Mine, Moot Hall, and Cars of the Stars Motor Museum.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent