Day 1 August 11th 2022 Long 6 hour train journey from London. First 2hr 20mins to Preston (220 miles) - nice air con train enjoying the world whizzing past. Last 2 hrs 40 mins to St Bees (110miles) - packed train from the 80’s which was 32.8deg C (yes, Ellis had his thermometer with him); a lot of sweating…..
Got to St Bees, checked into The Manor B&B and then headed straight for the beach for a paddle in the Irish ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Cumbria » St Bees Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more