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Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Holiday in Cumbria between Ambleside and Troutbeck at Gerand Cottage.

Friday 25/03/2018.
Drove to Cumbria via Ullswater with fish and chips at Barnard Castle overlooking the River Tees.

Saturday 24/03/218.
New boots eyelets pulled out of boots while lacing!
Walk from cottage to Troutbeck Nanny Lane via Wood Farm and Mirk Lane- returned up Robin Lane then down the road.

Lunch opposite the café in Troutbeck - sketched up the road. Seat on Robin Lane sketched towards Windermere and towards Coniston.

Sunday 25/3/2018.
Drove to Scot Brow and walked around Townhead. I have been given a commission of painting Thornthwaite Cottage in Townhead.

Monday 27/02/218.
Walked into Ambleside to buy new boots (opted for walking shoes) and lunch at Wateredge Inn at Waterhead Ambleside and returned the same way.

Tuesday 27/3/2018.
Hayes Garden Centre visit in Ambleside. Walked to Low Wood Hotel on Windermere over the fields and back up the road. The Hotel is going through extensive renovations and extension.

Wednesday 28/03/2018.
Parked near Troutbeck and walked up the east side of the valley to Long Green Head Farm and back to Longmere Yeat to Townend.

Thursday 29/03/218.
Planned drive to Langdale aborted because because of standing traffic on the Ambleside road. Drove to Hartsop instead.

Friday 30/03/2018.
Good Friday. Drove home via Kirby Stephen.

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