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2009 trip to England 9-10 August

Aug 9
We left Huntingdon with a vague idea of driving towards the Lake District. Because of our meandering ill defined traveling directions we didnít get to the Lake District but stopped at Skipton
I remembered reading that Windermere was crowed and Keswick was fun so I made reservations for two nights at the Ravensworth B&B Ravensworth House
29 Station Street, Keswick.

Aug 10
We left Skipton the next morning and stopped in Windermere to ensure that our initial opinions were accurate, they were. It was crowded (this was on a Monday morning) AND parking was horrible.
We left Windermere and drove to Rydal Water where we parked and ate a sandwich weíd bought in Windermere. After lunch we walked around part of the Water. The weather was pleasant and we enjoyed the walk. Had a beer at the Travellerís Rest outside Grassmere. Nice.


We drove and took photos as we slowly drove towards Keswick. Iím kind of a rock circle groupie and wanted to see the Castlerigg Stone Circle above Keswick.


We went there in the late afternoon and it was crawling with tourists. Go figure, inconsiderate louts with their offspring crawling all over the stones. We decided to return the first thing Tuesday morning.


We checked into the Ravensworth B&B and we felt instantly welcomed.
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Site of mary Queen of Scots' beheading,  Fotheringhay castle
Site of mary Queen of Scots' beheading, Fotheringhay castle
Plaque,  Fotheringhay castle
Plaque, Fotheringhay castle
View of River Nene,  Fotheringhay
View of River Nene, Fotheringhay
 Fotheringhay bridge, River Nene,  Fotheringhay
Fotheringhay bridge, River Nene, Fotheringhay
church of St.Mary and All Saints from Fotheringhay castle  mound
church of St.Mary and All Saints from Fotheringhay castle mound
church of St.Mary and All Saints from Fotheringhay castle  mound
church of St.Mary and All Saints from Fotheringhay castle mound
church of St.Mary and All Saints from Fotheringhay castle  mound
church of St.Mary and All Saints from Fotheringhay castle mound
Views from the Fotheringhay castlee mound
Views from the Fotheringhay castlee mound
View of river Nene  from the Fotheringhay castlee mound
View of river Nene from the Fotheringhay castlee mound
View of river Nene  from the Fotheringhay castlee mound
View of river Nene from the Fotheringhay castlee mound
Views from the Fotheringhay castle mound
Views from the Fotheringhay castle mound
Views from the Fotheringhay castle mound
Views from the Fotheringhay castle mound
Windfarm SE England
Windfarm SE England
View OTW to Skipton
View OTW to Skipton
View OTW to Skipton
View OTW to Skipton
View OTW to Skipton
View OTW to Skipton
Sign, Windemere
Sign, Windemere
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
 Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
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Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Walk, Rydal Water
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Inside Travellers Rest
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
Travellers Rest, Dunmail Raise, Grassmere
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Picture 042.jpg
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Picture 044.jpg
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Picture 045.jpg
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Picture 057.jpg
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Picture 108.jpg
Fast stream
Fast stream
Narrow road
Narrow road
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