All posts by Alex Russel

About Alex Russel

Alex and his dog Jaffa are great fans of Independent Hostels. They use them to get away for walking weekends whenever they can.

Holiday at the White Horse in the Northern Lakes – an Alex and Jaffa adventure

Holiday at the White Horse in the Northern Lakes – an Alex and Jaffa adventure

I planned a weeks break at the White Horse Inn Bunkhouse, in the Northern Lakes, to celebrate my Birthday with family and friends.  Of course Jaffa my dog came along too and another friend bought their dog Banjo. We took some lovely walks from the doorstep, up the mountains of Blencathera and Skiddaw and around the Lakes at Ullswater and Derwentwater.

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Alex and his dog “Jaffa” are great fans of Independent Hostels

Alex and his dog “Jaffa” are great fans of Independent Hostels

Alex and his dog “Jaffa” are great fans of Independent Hostels.  They often escape to a hostel or a bunkhouse for a weekends walking and find them a  great source of dog friendly accommodation.  Not that all hostels and bunkhouse will take dogs, but over 100 of them do. Read on to find out about Alex and Jaffas adventure and see a map showing dog friendly hostels and bunkhouses in the UK.

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