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Lake District
Thu 14th Apr 2016 to Sun 17th Apr 2016
organised by Highland Scotland

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Hi-5's Go to the LAKE DISTRICT

Thursday 14th April 2016

Ali has organised a trip to the Lake District, 10 rooms have provisionally been booked for a hotel (Riverside Hotel) in Kendal for 2 nights (Friday and Saturday) at a cost of £276 for the two nights including breakfast. As we have decided it would be prudent to leave on the Thursday and cover most of the drive down south on that day Ali has also provisionally booked 10 rooms in the Holiday Inn in Dumfries @ £76 per room including breakfast.

If you would like to join us on this trip please put your names down asap as 8 of the 10 rooms have already been reserved, and the remaining 2 will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Anyone wishing to join us after that are more than welcome but they will have to find/book their own accommodation.


Set off from Torvean Quarry (A82) 10am
( ALI will be there 9.30)
Stop/rendezvous  Bridge Cafe Spean bridge  11.30am  (booked)
Set off 12pm for Tyndrum (Green Welly)
Arrive 1.30pm
Depart 2.30pm  arrive Dumfries 5.30-6.30pm
(allowing possible comfort break stop)
Fri 15th April
Set off 10.30  driving to Caldbeck  12pm  for lunch (booked)
leave 1pm for "Kirkstone pass"  then on to Kendal (Riverside Hotel) arrive 3pm
Sat  16th April
Set off 10.30am to Lakeland Motor Museum arrive 11am
Depart 1pm driving  the "Hardknott Pass"
We will be Stopping at the "Hardknott Cafe "around 3pm (booked)
leave around 4pm driving back to kendal
Sunday 17th  April
Leave 10.30- 11am  stop at Gretna Green before heading home stopping at Bankfoot cafe on the A9

Those attending so far:-

2  Ali and Mandy (Thursday to Sunday)
4  Charles and Gillian (Thursday to Sunday)
6  Bobby and Debbie (Thursday to Sunday)
8  Andy and Dorothy (Thursday to Sunday)
10 Peter and Kerry (Thursday to Sunday)
11 Wendy (Thursday to Sunday)
13 Jimmy & Jill (Thursday to Sunday)
15 Martin & Lisa (Thursday to Sunday)



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Your Comments
17th Apr 2016 21:19 :: Debby & Bobby
A big thanks to Mandy and Ali for a very memorable mine brack ....Also to the other Hi-5s who also made it very special ,we won't forget those passes in a hurry !!

18th Apr 2016 09:50 :: Wendy
Once again a big thanks to Ali and Mandy for a great weekend and the Hardnott pass will be a talking point for some time to come. The company that's on the trip was just great, a close encounter when we left Kendall was scary and hair dryers choice of word could have been true but thank god they weren't so every one got to their destination safe and well once again a big thank you one and all most enjoyable

18th Apr 2016 20:49 :: Chuck & Gill
A memorable weekend for all the right reasons. Big thanks to Ali & Mandy for taking this one on and doing such a great job. Thanks also to those who came along and contributed to all the fun.

19th Apr 2016 20:34 :: Martin & Lisa
Great weekend thank you to Ali and Mandy for arranging it you are both stars to the rest of the crew many thanks you were all wonderful

19th Apr 2016 22:16 :: Andy & Dorothy
There were no lows on this one ..I think we were all on high. .. loved  reminiscing my old stomping ground . Great company as always, thank you Ali & Mandy and  some great roads in  Durham on our return leg ,..roll on on Roger Whittaker ..

25th Apr 2016 20:26 :: Charles & Gillian
Ali's event report has now been posted.

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