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booktrunk



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Lake District - Any fun drives recommended.

Hiya,

I'm up in the west of the Lake District for a week in my FL2 next month. I was wondering any known good little routes that will be fun to drive.
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Hardknott Pass is a must https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowUserRevi...gland.html Shocked 2013MY Fuji White GS

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The old coach road.

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Ohhh hardknott that I know, I just didn't know it was called that. Smile

YES need to do that both ways. Did it last year in my 1.6 megane convertible it was hard work.... Love my FL2 a lot more than I did that Smile

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Hardknott and Wrynose Pass is the best road but exploring all the smaller roads is fun as well.
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I once stayed in Rothay Garden hotel, Grasmere, we could use the pool at a place in Langdale the short route via red Bank was impressive on a terrible rainy day. not a well travelled route I doubt but a new view of the lakes for me.

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I have no kids so my work colleagues are all off, and as soon as school holidays are over I'm up there from the 8th to recover. A week walking the dog in the hills and a pub meal each night Smile 2010 Freelander2 TD4_e GS
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