I left Dave to sleep in this morning so we were late setting out. At 10:00 when we got going it was 3degC, dropping during the snow fall to 1degC. We drove through the snow at Oxen Fell before we got to Ambleside.
We started our walk through the village with espressi at Stiles (€3.50) before buying special bottles of beer at Beer Ambleside.
We got a wild boar and damson sausage roll and a herdie pasty at Stockghyll Fine Food for lunch.
This we ate on the roadside at Thirlmere. It’s absolutely stunning here.
We stopped at Keswick before heading over Whinlatter Pass. From here we took the back roads to Calderbridge.
We then headed back to Brockwood Hall, arriving at 16:10 with the temperature at a high for the day at 5degC. We relaxed with an Angry Orchard Cider, and then opened a bottle of wine to enjoy with dinner.