Our lakeland holiday

This summer we decided to stray just a little further from our beloved Suffolk for our summer staycation. We travelled all the way up to Keswick in the Lake District to stay with our friends Rod and Denise at their guest house, Portland House. www.portlandhouse.net
What a great decision! We had the most amazing time. We are not really outdoorsy types and certainly not experienced walkers, but we enjoyed the spectacular views and gorgeous weather by boat, car and, yes, occasionally, on foot, too!
TLT took loads of lovely photos, but here’s just one of mine!  I took it the first evening we arrived.  We raced down to the lake to get a glimpse of the water before night fell.

lake

We can’t recommend www.portlandhouse.net highly enough.  Denise and Rod spoilt us rotten!  Thank you, both!  See you again soon.

And what about my holiday knitting project? More of that another time!

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One thought on “Our lakeland holiday

  1. Oops can tell I haven’t done this before – replied to a blog! It was a pleasure to be able to show you some of the beautiful area that we now call home. For your knitting friends, how about using the Herdwick wool to make a heavy jumper or cardi? A friend of mine has made a couple and says they are virtually waterproof.
    Hope to see you again soon.
    Denise x

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