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Cumbria – Battling back from the floods

As you are probably aware early last December Storm Desmond caused much damage & flooding in many parts of Cumbria.  Kendal was particularly badly affected with many homes and businesses suffering.grasmere-4-600
We consider ourselves very lucky indeed to have been spared any damage here both on the caravan park and to our home. Cumbria however was left with big problems including some bridges & roads around The Lake District being closed and it has obviously taken time to begin repairing the damage.

It is great that the county is now recovering well and is gradually getting back to normal. Many bridges, such as Victoria Bridge in Kendal, have already been repaired and are now open again. Continue reading

Lake District Drive

Circular drive from Kendal through The Lake District to Keswick, Ullswater, Bowness-on-Windermere & back to Kendal.

This circular route takes you through The Lake District with some of the most beautiful lakes & magnificent mountains & much to see along the way.

From Kendal take the A591 to Windermere then continue to Ambleside along the side of the lake. Continue reading