The Lake District
The Lakes have inspired and captivated generations of visitors and writers like Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. Charming Lakeland towns, cascading waterfalls, 16 sparkling Lakes and England’s highest mountains have made the Lakes the most scenic and best loved region in England. On this carefully balanced Lakeland tour, each day is distinctly different – Enjoy.
Newby Bridge Hotel, 3 Star
Newby Bridge, Ulverston Tel: Tel 05139 531222
Set in lovely landscaped gardens at the south end of Lake Windermere, this hotel is a relaxing and welcoming place to visit. The roaring log fires, leisure facilities and moreish food help to ensure an enjoyable stay. Swimming Pool. Spa Pool, Gym and Steam Room. There is no Lift but there are some ground floor rooms.
Monday 28 September 5 Days £425
Single Supplement £80. Insurance £20
(includes Insurance Premium Tax at 20%)
4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Welcome Tea/Coffee, Train Journey from Haverthwaite to Lakeside, entrance to Holker Hall and Gardens, Lake Ullswater Cruise.
DAY 1 We travel to the Lake District to arrive late afternoon
DAY 2 Time free in Bowness, the Lakes most popular town on the shore of Lake Windermere. Afterwards, we proceed over Kirkstone Pass – the highest road in the Lakes to Glenridding. We board the steamer for a one hour cruise on beautiful Lake Ullswater with time for refreshments at Pooley Bridge. The day continues through picturesque Lakeland Fells visiting Grasmere.
DAY 3 First stop is Haverthwaite Steam Railway for a 20 minute journey through picturesque Leven Valley to Lake Windermere. Rejoin the coach and take in beautiful Lakeland scenery as the day continues to the famous Holker Hall and Gardens – regarded as one of the best stately homes in Britain. We spend most of the afternoon at Holker exploring the house and strolling the Lakeland Gardens.
DAY 4 We make our way to Kendal with some free time before travelling to Bowness for some free time to enjoy this Lakeside Village. Enjoy a stroll along the lakeside or browse the many independent and interesting shops. We will then join our cruise on Lake Windermere back to Lakeside where our coach will be waiting to meet us.
DAY 5 We return home.