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ULLSWATER STEAMERS - SEE THE MOUNTAINS FROM THE LAKE

Advantages: Historic Boats. Outstanding Views. Friendly Staff. Extraordinarily Relaxing.
Disadvantages: Expensive. Crowded.

WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE WE? Strange to record here, but with the sole exception of the superb Ravenstone Lodge Hotel, following all of our many visits to our favourite part of the UK, the English Lake District, I have not, so far, written a review fea ...

RICHADA 30.09.2011 · Read full review
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Steaming

Advantages: Unique way to expore the lake area
Disadvantages: Limited sailings, poor weather

...a recent visit to the Lake District we did a long walk up Helvellyn one day, and knew we would want an easier time the following day. Thus we decided to get the Ullswater Steamer to another part of the lake to explore at our leisure. As it was, t ...

Essexgirl2006 11.03.2014 · Read full review
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A castle built for two...yes just two

Advantages: lovely scenery, nice walks, interesting building and low cost
Disadvantages: a bit out of the way and not a lot left inside the castle itself

I like the Lake District a lot and when I get the chance I like to go there so that I can relax, enjoying the peace and quiet, together with the fresh air and the friendly people, (most of them anyway). One place that I like to go to, ever since coming ...

blissman70 04.10.2012 · Read full review
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An Englishman's home is literally his castle

Advantages: Beautiful gardens and quirky house
Disadvantages: The inside is a bit bare with no furnishings which is a bit sad

...year we had a week in the Lake District and explore a number of National trust properties to make use of our NT membership. One of the places we visited we had not heard of before we saw it in the NT brochure of the Lake District was Castle Wray ...

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"A Temple of Abomination"

Advantages: You can see the work of the NT in action
Disadvantages: There is still a lot to be done and NT not quite sure what to do with it when done

ALLAN BANK Grasmere, LA22 9QB Telephone: 015394 35143 This old property has had a very mixed and eventful life. The National Trust have owned it for some time but it has only recently been opened to the public to look around. OPENING TIMES AND PRIC ...

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