Day 1: St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge


view from our room at Stone House Farm - 9:30PM (I was amazed at that hours of daylight - loved it!)

view from our room at Stone House Farm - 9:30PM (I was amazed at that hours of daylight - loved it!)

Post Office in St Bees.  The Post Office was not only the place to mail stuff - it was like a general store, too.

Post Office in St Bees. The Post Office was not only the place to mail stuff - it was like a general store, too.

St Bees train station

St Bees train station

statue of St. Bega for whom St. Bees was named.  She was an Irish princess who fled her native country sometime between the 6th and 9th centrues to avoid an arranged marriage with a Norwegian prince.  She lived as a hermit, but was known for the good deeds she performed - including opening an convent.

statue of St. Bega for whom St. Bees was named. She was an Irish princess who fled her native country sometime between the 6th and 9th centrues to avoid an arranged marriage with a Norwegian prince. She lived as a hermit, but was known for the good deeds she performed - including opening an convent.

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