Travel review: The Lake District

From the Chorley Guardian

It is amazing how dismissive young children can be of nostalgia. Mention old-fashioned stories and jobs of yester-year and the response (in our household anyway!) is usually – BORING!

But brought to life in just the right way and you will capture their imagination and any thoughts of modern day technology goes out of the window, for a little while at least. Ruaridh (9) and Flora (6) are lucky enough to be experienced travellers for their ages and so sometimes it is hard to impress them.

But after a weekend spent in The Lake District, they were hooked! Admittedly, they were initially enticed by the thoughts of seeing where the Swallows and Amazons film was shot and the prospect of staying in one of their favourite hotel chain’s top abodes, but once their attention was caught, it was easy to have fun as there is so much to do and see in this part of the world.

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