Posts about windermere

Waterhead Hotel, Cumbria

The hotel at which we arrived after leaving Scotland on our honeymoon, situated opposite the tip of Lake Windermere in the English Lake District. I used to visit the Lake District when I was younger and had usually stayed at the youth hostel, whilst longing to stay at the lovely slate-built hotel next door. This […]

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Ambleside Pier, Cumbria

The main jetty at Waterhead on Lake Windermere in the English Lake District. The pier is just across the road from our favourite hotel, where we spent part of our honeymoon in 2007 and a couple of nights on our recent tour to Scotland and back.

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“The Struggle”, Ambleside, Cumbria, England

The Struggle is a narrow, twisty, steep road bounded by rock walls that climbs 3 miles from Ambleside to the top of Kirkstone Pass in Cumbria. It’s not so much of a struggle in a car on the way down, but more of a struggle on a bike on the way up. Not that we […]

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