Lake District Sep 2007 – Day 1 – getting there

Lake District, UK – September 2007 Day 1 – getting there Saturday 1st September The journey up to Cumbria in the far North of England was to be a lengthy one by British tourist standards. Although Google predicted a journey time of just over five hours, we were never going to attempt this in a […]

Lake District Sep 2007 – Day 4 – another fun day on the road

Lake District, UK – September 2007 Day 4 – another fun day on the road Tuesday 4th September Despite the full day from yesterday, we were all up and wide-awake relatively early this morning. This phenomenon is something we’ve experienced before when travelling. When there’s no need to get up early (to go to work, […]

Lake District Sep 2007 – Day 5 – further exploration of Cumbria

Lake District, UK – September 2007 Day 5 – further exploration of Cumbria Wednesday 5th September Sandy ‘insisted’ on kicking me out of bed to tend to the children this morning so that she could enjoy a few more minutes in bed. I didn’t complain (much), as she quite deserves a break. It is her […]

Lake District Sep 2007 – Day 6 – excursions into Durham & Northumberland

Lake District, UK – September 2007 Day 6 – excursions into Durham & Northumberland Thursday 6th September There are only so many points of interest dotted around the country that we would think of visiting. Buggy access and child-friendliness are amongst the factors that contrive to restrict this choice for us. As we’ve steadily exhausted […]

Lake District Sep 2007 – Day 7 – the final push

Lake District, UK – September 2007 Day 7 – the final push Friday 7th September Daddy was handling the morning routine today. Mummy was enjoying another relaxing start to the day with a few more blissful minutes in bed. I’ve had fun trying to keep the kids entertained and occupied whilst making and eating breakfast, […]