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A November 2011 trip to Lake District by Jennifer23

Thanet Well Lodges Photo, Cumbria, England More Photos
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The Boot and Shoe

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Restaurant

The Boot and Shoe Photo, Cumbria, England
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On a recent short break in the Lake District staying near the village of Greystoke not far from Penrith and Ullswater we came across The Boot and Shoe, a pub which also offers meals and accommodation.Greystoke itself is a lovely little village with its 17th century slate roofed stone houses and cottages and is also home to Greystoke Castle, the ancestral home of 'Tarzan.'At the centre of the village there stands an ancient market cross that dates back at least to the early 1600's and it is just along from here that you will find The Boot and Shoe.Finding out what pubs were named after is something I enjoy reading about or asking about particularly if they have an unusual name a...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 19, 2012

The Boot and Shoe
Greystoke, Penrith
Cumbria, England CA110TP
017684 83343

Thanet Well Lodges

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Attraction | "A remote but beautiful location."

Thanet Well Lodges Photo, Cumbria, England
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Thanet Well Lodges sits on the edge of Greystoke Forest just outside the Lake District National Park and is ideally situated for visiting all the Lake District has to offer. Ullswater for example, is only around a 15 minute drive away and this was the main appeal for me when booking this break, as Ullswater is my favourite place to visit in the Lake District.Described as a secluded, rural retreat, Thanet Well is a place I would say where you definitely need a car to get to and the scenery is truly breathtaking with spectacular views towards Carrock Fell, Blencathra and Bowscale Fell on one side and Greystoke Forest on the other.It didn't take us long to reach the park driving from the Nort...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 19, 2011

Thanet Well Lodges
Greystoke Near Ullswater
Cumbria, England