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Old Laundry Theatre seeks budding filmmakers

Calling budding filmmakers to submit their short films to be shown on the big screen at the Old Laundry Theatre The Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere is looking for budding filmmakers who would like to show their film on the big screen. For one night only the Theatre turns in to a cinema for a Short Film Evening featuring as many short films (up to 15 minutes each) as possible, … [Read More...]

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Ambleside Salutation Hotel

Address: The Ambleside Salutation Hotel Lake Road Ambleside Cumbria Postcode: LA22 9BX Email: click here to make an enquiry Telephone: 015394 32244 Website: http://www.hotelslakedistrict.com   Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel In the heart of the Lake District, amid dramatic fells and picturesque valleys you will find The Ambleside … [Read More...]

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Gummers Howe Walk

Gummers Howe is a hill which overlooks the southern end of Lake Windermere and provides a popular short walk with great views of the lake itself, the Langdales, the Coniston fells and the fells above Ambleside including the Fairfield Horseshoe. If the weather is kind you might also see the Howgills and Ingleborough. The route starts from Astleys Plantation Car Park on the Newby Bridge to Kendal … [Read More...]

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Swan Hotel Newby Bridge

After a frankly fraught early evening in the company of a bored pre teen I decided the only way to rescue the evening was with a meal out. Being near Xmas our first couple of choices were full of people wearing Xmas hats so we decided to try the bar at the Swan Hotel. I plumped for cottage pie and the blonde had corned beef hash. The pre-teen ordered chicken goujons and the helpful staff … [Read More...]

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Behind The Lines – Hodge Close Quarry

Behind the Lines (HVS 5a 33m) at Hodge Close Quarry is another climb that I seconded some time ago and have wanted to lead ever since. Being only my third ever 5a lead (the first was Endurance and the second kick Off) I was a little bit psyched but determined to climb well. Dan from the Priestly Centre was again my climbing companion. We parked the car and looked over at the route which was … [Read More...]

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Joe Beaumont Coast to Coast Challenge

I haven't been climbing much recently, just one faboulously sunny day out at Wallowbarrow earlier this year. My last previous climb of any note was Behind The Lines at Hodge Close back in June 2009 - I really must get out more! Whilst at Hodge Close I met Joe Beaumont who climbed what I found difficult with ease, was very friendly and forwarded … [Read More...]

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Whitewater Hotel To The Rescue

I'm sure you know what it is like with a fractious hungry family? We went to the newly opened Swan Hotel Newby Bridge for dinner to be told that they were only serving residents from 5.00-9.00 pm!! Plan B turned out to be a winner, we decided to go to the Whitewater at Backbarrow which … [Read More...]

Swan Hotel Newby Bridge

After a frankly fraught early evening in the company of a bored pre teen I decided the only way to rescue the evening was with a meal out. Being near Xmas our first couple of choices were full of people wearing Xmas hats so we decided to try the bar at the Swan Hotel. I plumped for … [Read More...]

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