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Lake district B&B/Intinerary suggestions

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Lake district B&B/Intinerary suggestions

Last minute holiday weekend break, leaving Aberdeen Friday 21st Sep and looking for 3 nights B&B accommodation in the the Lake District area. We don't know the area and would be very grateful for any suggestions on decently priced B&B's and possible itinerary that we could follow.

Prefer driving to the South of the Lakes area first and making my way Northwards on the way back, not necessarily staying in the same place for the 3 nights. Near to the Lakes, some decent pubs etc would be lovely.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Lake district B&B/Intinerary suggestions

There are so many good B&B's to choose from, have a look at the www.golakes.co.uk website (Cumbria Tourist Board).

I always think South Lakes is too commercialised (But I admit I am biased because I live in the North Lakes.) If you really want to go to the South Lakes, consider the outskirts of Ambleside or maybe Grasmere.

Note that nearly all B&B's will only sell a min of 2 nights at weekends, but you could book Fri & Sat at one place, and then the Sunday at another.

Keswick and Borrowdale are lovely, lots of good walks, fab views. There is a nice drive from Borrowdale, over the Honister Pass and down to Buttermere and Crummockwater. Also close by is cozy and authentic Kirkstyle Inn at Loweswater, with good beer and food is the Kirstyle Inn at Loweswater, you can also stay there.

Bassenthwaite is also a nice area, walks around the Lake, bit quieter than Borrowdale, and the Pheasant Inn nearby or the Sun Inn at Bassentwaite Village.

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2. Re: Lake district B&B/Intinerary suggestions

Thank you for your kind reply, hoping to get going about lunchtime on Friday and will use your valued information.

Have a nice weekend also

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3. Re: Lake district B&B/Intinerary suggestions

Thank you - weather is supposed to be good on Fri and Sat, so hope it stays fine for you. We have visitors this weekend and will be out and about - also hoping it stays fine.

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