The Lake District ... stunning !!

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  1. Nascent Blues

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    There's a great wild camping spot above a small lay-by on the Hardknott Pass. It's a bit of a grunt straight up followed by a bit of boggy ground, but then it opens out with some great views over towards Striding Edge. If you take a radio up you can pick up Radio Manx. Never had anybody pass our tents either.
     
  2. stonerblue

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    Will check it out and report back.
     
  3. oakiecokie

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    Its Guinness time any day of the week.
    Cheers stoner.
     
  4. Beswick Prize Bands Big Drum

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    Brilliant roads, never ridden them on my bike, maybe one day.
     
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  5. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    I've a soft spot for Cumberland, as I still call it. My Mam came from Whitehaven! And with the introduction of just one extra letter itwould always sound 'ethereal'!
     
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  6. Groke

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    Robin Hood in Penrith (technically just outside the Lakes ) is a bit of a city pub with a load of memorabilia on display
     
  7. chesterbells

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    I’ve fallen over twice trying to cycle up one of ‘em
     
  8. citytilllidie

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    That's it! Had enough of this Tripe.
    We inherited a caravan in Flookburgh just South of Windermere.

    When the kids were nippers, we spent 10 happy years of weekends away, up there.

    Wonderful times. No phone reception, magical.
     
  9. TheBlueDune

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    It's like reading Wordsworth.

    I wandered lonely, within a crowd
    That floats while high on ales and pills
    When all at once I saw a Spoons
    Mine host! A pint of lager top for me
    Beside the bar, beneath TV
    Fluttering with bookie on my phone, see!
     
  10. stonerblue

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    I'm pretty excited about our little trip. Wife's not had a break for 2 years and it'll be the mutts first holiday. And amazingly it's my first time ever in the Lakes.
    Got a nice b and b pub slap bang in the centre of town so wife can have a little mooch without too much walking and i'm looking forward to an early morning dog walk around a big puddle.
     

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