How a Small English Hotel Made a Long Travel Day Instantly Bearable

It was a gorgeous day and I had decided to stop on my way from Scotland back to London in the picturesque, lake district town of Windermere. Unfortunately, the rest of the UK all had the very same idea. I got stuck in a horrendous traffic jam on a tiny road with nowhere to go.

It took over two hours to go seven miles, then when I got to the hotel there was nowhere to park. I was hot, tired and irritable before I found out my room was on the fourth floor, normally I love the extra steps but today it was a chore.