The Beautiful English Lake District
Departing Fridays, 27 June, 25 July, 22 August & 19 September 2014
From £299 per person sharing ~ Jun & Sept
From £309 per person sharing ~ Jul & Aug
Our Lake District tour not only offers you great value for money, but also allows you to witness the most beautiful scenery of one of Britain’s most breathtaking places. The Lake District is renowned not only for the Lakes, but also for the lush hillsides, forests and stunning landscapes. There is a lot to see and do, from great shopping in the towns, pleasant walks, sightseeing, to simply relaxing in one of the many restaurants or cafes.
• Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly and Belfast Port *plus additional coach connect pick up points
• Return ferry crossings with Stena Line– Belfast/Cairnryan
• 3 nights accommodation at the 3* Best Western Shap Wells Hotel, Shap
• English breakfast and evening meals
• Tour of the English Lake District
• Visits to Kendal, Hawkshead, Keswick, Bowness-on-Windermere & Grasmere
• Lake Windermere Cruise
• Steam railway journey
• Services of a Tour Manager
• Single Supplement - £61 per person
*This tour includes the following coach connect pick up point;
Derry/Londonderry - NIR Station - Waterside
Dungiven - Owen Beg GAA Complex
Toome- Park and Ride, Toome By-pass
Dungannon - Stangmore Roundabout
Lurgan - Oxford Island M1 exit petrol station
Sprucefield - M and S Bus Stop
Newry - BRASS MONKEY
Banbridge - THE COACH INN
3* Best Western Shap Wells Hostel, Shap
The BEST WESTERN Shap Wells Hotel is a stones throw from Penrith, nestled in a secluded valley high in the Cumbrian Fells and just off the coast-to-coast path. Our countryside setting ensures peace and quiet, and is the perfect place from which to begin a hike or simply enjoy a more relaxing walk in the Lake District, Peak District, Yorkshire Fells and Border County.
The hotel itself offers the highest standards, without taking itself too seriously. Our friendly staff create a warm, relaxing, family run environment, where nothing is too much trouble!
You meet your coach and travel to Belfast to join the early morning ferry crossing to Cairnryan, stopping off en route, and arriving at your hotel late afternoon.
Today you travel to Kendal with free time to explore, before travelling to the pretty village of Hawkshead. Your day will end in Keswick, with free time to explore the renowned Saturday market.
This morning after breakfast, you travel to Haverthwaite to board the steam train for a delightful 20 minute journey to Lakeside. On arrival, you will join the 90 minute Lake Windermere ferry cruise to Ambleside, England’s largest natural lake. To end a wonderful day you will have free time in Bowness-on-Windermere, the most popular holiday resort in the Lake District.
You depart your hotel and travel to the popular town of Grasmere before travelling to Cairnryan. On arrival in Belfast, you return to your original joining point.
*Additional pick up points available with our Coach Connect service ~ see page 5 for further details
Please select departure month below
The Beautiful English Lake DistrictDeparture Date - 16 May 2014
The Beautiful English Lake DistrictDeparture Date - 27 Jun 2014
The Beautiful English Lake DistrictDeparture Date - 25 Jul 2014
The Beautiful English Lake DistrictDeparture Date - 22 Aug 2014
The Beautiful English Lake DistrictDeparture Date - 19 Sep 2014